This guide to research methods covers four areas of social science: the creation of "imagery" to guide research; methods of "sampling" to generate maximum variety in the data; the development of "concepts" to organize findings; and "logical" methods of exploring the implications of the findings.
Author is 1700 Chair/Professor of Botany in TCD. The result of an 18 year project looking at ancient Greenland An illustrated visit to the tropical arctic of 205 million years ago when Greenland was green.
"In The Bower, Voisine gives us a gloriously astute travelogue poem in which the conflicts and reconciliations in Belfast serve as metaphor for our current, increasingly intense world. She braids Irish folklore, history, the fragility of the environment, and the politics of class, race, and gender with our unnerving American moment. The Bower is political, profound, wise, and deeply engaging."--Denise Duhamel, author of Blowout