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Qualitative Geography & Perspectives
by Sage Pubns
Written in English
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The papers presented in the book deal with qualitative issues regarding human geography. The text contains eight different discussions that cover topics such as the direction of social practice research and the concept of people, society, and nature in social science. The book covers how economic and political interaction can explain the. types of qualitative research design are the most commonly used. They are: 1) phenomenology 2) ethnography 3) grounded theory 4) case study Firstly, I will review the four qualitative research designs the phenomenological, ethnographic, grounded theory and case study perspectives. Case study can be either qualitative.
Human Geography: Fourth Edition - Google Books This fourth edition of Human Geography is a core textbook for geography students at the university level. It is mainly designed to introduce the discipline in a social science perspective and also to identify the human problems and the role of man in shaping the face of the earth. We begin this chapter by providing a definition of qualitative research that serves to frame the content and scope of the chapters that follow. We then provide a brief overview of one of the main epistemological debates in the field—that between posi-tivist and interpretivist perspectives. Despite the practical timbre of this book, we feel.
This book explores research methods in human geography. In recent years, there has been a reorientation away from established methods, with a heavy emphasis on quantitative analysis, towards more qualitative approaches. This book aims to present something of the breadth and flavour of these changes along with a consideration of their significance. geography methods. The fact is that may classic mathematical and statistical methods have been characterized as part of quantitative geography. Thus, one might say that quantitative geography is the collection of methods that are applied, or could/can be applied, by geographers and others to study spatial phenomena, issues and problems.
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Quantitative and Statistical Approaches to Geography: A Practical Manual is a practical introduction to some quantitative and statistical techniques of use to geographers and related scientists. The book will be valuable to students and researchers in any discipline that seeks to explore or explain phenomena in geographical context, and will make excellent reading for geographers, political scientists, criminologists, anthropologists, geologists, epidemiologists, ecologists, and many by: Integrating a discussion of the application of quantitative methods with practical examples, this book explains the philosophy of the new quantitative methodologies and contrasts them with the methods associated with geography's `Quantitative Revolution' of the s.
This book is intended for graduate students at all stages in the qualitative inquiry process, and who are in search of ways to match the best possible perspectives and approaches to their research focus.
It will be helpful for professors involved in graduate supervision, as well as for other researchers in the field. Illustrating how qualitative methodologies are used in diverse health contexts this book fills an important niche for health geographers but will have wide appeal to health and geographic.
qualitative geography, and to persuade others, from other fields, of the value of our spatial perspectives. The early twenty-first century marks a marvelous time for qualitative geography. In concert with what some have called a ‘quiet methodological revolution’ across the social and policy sciences as well as the humanities.
Qualitative Data Collection Tools is a new and unique supplementary text that will guide students and new researchers to design, develop, pilot, and employ qualitative tools in order to collect qualitative often-omitted subject in general qualitative textbooks, qualitative tools form the backbone of the data collection process.
The substantially updated and revised Fifth Edition of this landmark handbook presents the state-of-the-art theory and practice of qualitative inquiry.
Representing top scholars from around the world, the editors and contributors continue the tradition of synthesizing existing literature, defining the present, and shaping the future of qualitative research. This accessible and practical book is a perfect quick guide for postgraduate researchers in education.
Looking at the interdependence of teaching and research, the authors show that a critical and analytical exploration of policies and practices is a necessary part of what we.
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Qualitative inquiry is not merely a research method or a series of analytic steps, but a holistic process that challenges the age-old qualitative/quantitative dichotomy.
This book provides students and researchers with an approachable guide to a range of interpretive perspectives. The papers presented in the book deal with qualitative issues regarding human geography. The text contains eight different discussions that cover topics such as the direction of social practice research and the concept of people, society, and nature in social science.
Legal Geography: Perspectives and Methods is an innovative book concerned with a new relational and material way of examining our legal-spatial world. With chapters examining natural resource management, Indigenous knowledge and political ecology scholarship, the text introduces legal geography’s modes of analysis and critique.
Qualitative research is the collection of information about human behaviour and perception. It is about focusing in depth to find out why and how certain activities and events occur. In research we aim to be rigorous in the scientific processes, which means aiming to be thorough, exhaustive and accurate.
The notion of mixing methods rests a bit uneasily alongside long-standing debates in geography that have sought to demarcate clear separations between quantitative and qualitative methods, or between positivist, humanist, post-structuralist, and other epistemological perspectives.
Integrating a discussion of the application of quantitative methods with practical examples, this book explains the philosophy of the new quantitative methodologies and. This book offers a comprehensive, accessible, and practical guide on how to conduct qualitative research in human geography.
Enhanced and greatly expanded by nine new chapters, the latest edition shows students how to plan, conduct, interpret, and communicate qualitative research. Qualitative Research Methods in Human Geography is a practical, in-depth guide to understanding and conducting qualitative research in human geography.
Reflecting both established and modern methods, and written by some of the most authoritative voices in the discipline, the text teaches students how to plan, execute, interpret, and effectively communicate qualitative s: 4.
Qualitative approaches have long had a strong association with cultural, social and radical geographies, in part as a reaction to quantified social geography. For example, in terms of the geographies of gender, feminist critiques of masculinist approaches were picked up and an argument about empathy amplified the concern with qualitative methods.
This paper argues for a qualitative approach to the study of intra-urban travel. A critique of traditional quantitative transport geography will be set forth together with a recognition of the need for alternative perspectives and methods to bring about a new understanding of.
Geography's Perspectives Geography's relevance to science and society arises from a distinctive and integrating set of perspectives through which geographers view the world around them. This chapter conveys a sense of what is meant by a geographic perspective, whether it be applied in research, teaching, or practice.Qualitative Research Methods in Human Geography is a practical, in-depth guide to understanding and conducting qualitative research in human geography.
Reflecting both established and modern methods, and written by some of the most authoritative voices in the discipline, the text teaches students how to plan, execute, interpret, and effectively.Exploring the dynamic growth, change, and complexity of qualitative research in human geography, The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Geography brings together leading scholars in the field to examine its history, assess the current state of the art, and project future directions.