There is still an urgent need for quality standards to guide the design of theoretically rigorous and practically useful archetype analyses. In this article, the authors propose four quality criteria and corresponding research strategies to address them.
Read a new paper by members of the GLP Archetypes Working Group. Based on a systematic review, a survey, and a workshop series, the authors provide a consolidated perspective on the core features and diverse meanings of archetype analysis in sustainability research, the motivations behind it, and its policy relevance. They identify three core features of archetype analysis: recurrent patterns, multiple models, and intermediate abstraction.
GLP Members Sébastien Boillat, Timothy Adams, Jorge Llopis, Elena Zepharovich, and Christoph Oberlack invite papers for a proposed session that will take place at the Environmental Justice Conference 2019 “Transformative Connections” at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, 2-4 July.
Applications are welcome for a summer school on Archetype Analysis at HU Berlin from 8-12 October 2018, led by GLP Working Group Coordinators Klaus Eisenack, Christoph Oberlack and Diana Seitz and additional GLP Members. The application deadline is June 29, 2018.