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Key methods in geography

Author: N J Clifford; Meghan Cope; Thomas W Gillespie; Shaun French
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Key Methods in Geography is an introductory companion, providing an overview of qualitative and quantitative methods for human and physical geography. This third edition features 12 new chapters representing emerging themes including online, virtual and digital geographical methods; real-life case study examples; summaries and exercises for each chapter; and free online access to full text of Progress in Human  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N J Clifford; Meghan Cope; Thomas W Gillespie; Shaun French
ISBN: 9781446298602 1446298604 9781446298589 1446298582
OCLC Number: 952664336
Notes: Previous edition 2010.
Description: xxx, 722 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Planning a Research Project : Getting Started and Putting Your Research into Context. Getting started in geographical research : how this book can help / Nick Clifford, Meghan Cope, Tom Gillespie, Shaun French, and Gill Valentine --
Health, safety, and risk in the field / Joanna Bullard --
On being ethical in geographical research / Iain Hay --
How to conduct a literature search / Mick Healey and Ruth L. Healey --
Effective research communication / Jennifer Hill and Helen Walkington --
Working in different cultures and different languages / Fiona M. Smith --
Generating and Working with Data in Human Geography. Historical and archival research / Ruth Craggs --
Conducting questionnaire surveys / Sara L. McLafferty --
Semi-structured interviews and focus groups / Robyn Longhurst --
Respondent diaries / Alan Latham --
Participant and non-participant observation / Eric Laurier --
Researching affect and emotion / Ben Anderson --
Participatory action research / Myrna M. Breitbart --
Textual analysis / Marcus A. Doel --
Interpreting the visual / Liz Roberts --
Using geotagged digital social data in geographic research / Ate Poorthuis, Matthew Zook, Taylor Shelton, Mark Graham, and Monica Stephens --
Researching virtual communities / Mike Crang and Siti Mazidah Haji Mohamad --
Critical GIS / Matthew W. Wilson --
Quantitative modeling in human geography / Alan Marshall --
Generating and Working with Data in Physical and Environmental Geography. Making observations and measurements in the field / Shelly A. Rayback --
Making observations and measurements in the laboratory / Scott A. Mensing --
Getting information from the past : palaeoecological studies of terrestrial ecosystems / Laura N. Stahle and Cathy Whitlock --
Numerical modeling : understanding explanation and prediction in physical geography / Stuart N. Lane --
Simulation and reduced complexity models / James D.A. Millington --
Remote sensing and satellite earth observation / Martin J. Wooster, Thomas Smith and Nick A. Drake --
Digital terrain analysis / Peter L. Guth --
Environmental GIS / Thomas W. Gillespie --
Models and data in biogeography and landscape ecology / George P. Malanson and Benjamin W. Heumann --
Environmental audit, appraisal and valuation / Peter Glaves --
Geographical Analysis : Representing, Visualizing, and Interpreting Geograhical Data. Making use of secondary data / Naomi Tyrrell --
Using statistics to describe and explore spatial data / Eric Delmelle --
Exploring and presenting quantitative data / Richard Field --
Case study methodology / Liz Taylor --
Mapping and graphicacy / Chris Perkins --
Statistical analysis using MINITAB and SPSS / Stewart Barr --
Organizing, coding and analyzing qualitative data / Meghan Cope and Hilda Kurtz --
Using geographical information systems (GIS) / Nigel Walford --
Video, audio and technology-based applications / Bradley L. Garrett.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Clifford, Meghan Cope, Thomas Gillespie & Shaun French.
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