Professor Maria Wieruszewska has been working in Institute of Rural and Agricultural development form more than 40 years. She is interested in Polish country first of all. The main methodological instruction for her is principle “concrete and context” so the country is always showed in her books as open system which is a part of more general system. Professor Wieruszewska keeps her analysis very close to realities of local communities. She also calls in question popular opinions about country. Her explorations are connected with works and traditions of Polish ethnology and Polish rural sociology. It protects the identity
of these domains and lets her to observe ethic principles of scientific research.