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Methods in Human Geography: A guide for students doing a research project / Edition 2

Methods in Human Geography: A guide for students doing a research project / Edition 2

by Robin Flowerdew, David M. MartinRobin Flowerdew
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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780582473218
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/01/2005
Edition description: REV
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures

List of tables

List of boxes

List of contributors



1 Introduction

2 Philosophies underlying human geography research

Section A Preparing for the research project

3 Choosing a topic

4 Finding previous work on the topic

5 Secondary data

Section B Collecting primary data

6 Questionnaire design and sampling

7 Tell me about: using interviews as a research methodology

8 Focus groups

9 "Participatory" approaches and diagramming techniques

10 Participant observation

Section C Analysis of data

11 Analysing numerical spatial data

12 Analysing categorical data

13 Analysing qualitative materials

14 Textual analysis: reading culture and context

15 Visual methodologies: what you see is not always what you get

16 Geographical information systems and spatial analysis

Section D Producing the report

17 Designing the report

18 Writing the report

19 Illustrating the report

20 Conclusion



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