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Key methods in geography

Author: N J Clifford; Shaun French; Gill Valentine
Publisher: London : Sage Publications Ltd, [2012?] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Completely revised and updated edition of the best-selling, standard student resource.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N J Clifford; Shaun French; Gill Valentine
ISBN: 9781412935081 1412935083 9781412935098 1412935091
OCLC Number: 1017742189
Notes: "First published 2010"--Title page verso.
Description: xviii, 545 pages : black and white illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: PART ONE: GETTING STARTED IN GEOGRAPHICAL RESEARCHGetting Started in Geographical Research: How This Book Can Help - Nick Clifford, Shaun French and Gill ValentineHow to Conduct a Literature Search - Mick Healey and Ruth L HealeyEthical Practice in Geographical Research - Iain HayHealth and Safety in the Field - Joanna BullardPART TWO: GENERATING AND WORKING WITH DATA IN HUMAN GEOGRAPHYMaking Use of Secondary Data - Paul WhiteConducting Questionnaire Surveys - Sara L McLaffertyFinding Historical Sources - Miles OgbornSemi-Structured Interviews and Focus Groups - Robyn LonghurstParticipant Observation - Eric LaurierGeography and the Interpretation of Visual Imagery - Rob BartramParticipatory Research Methods - Myrna M BreitbartWorking in Different Cultures - Fiona M SmithInternet Mediated Research - Clare MadgeDiaries as a Research Method - Alan LathamPART THREE: GENERATING AND WORKING WITH DATA IN PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHYGetting Information About the Past: Palaeo and Historical Data Sources of Climate - Catherine SouchMaking Observations and Measurements in the Field - Alice TurkingtonSampling in Geography - Stephen RiceAnalysing a Natural System - Ellen WohlNumerical Modelling in Physical Geography: Understanding Explanation and Prediction in Physical Geography - Stuart N LaneUsing Remotely Sensed Imagery - Paul AplinPART FOUR: REPRESENTING AND INTERPRETING GEOGRAPHICAL DATAData Handling and Representation - Richard FieldMapping and Graphicacy - Chris PerkinsUsing Statistics to Describe and Explore Data - Danny DorlingAn Introduction to Geostatistics - Adrian ChappellUsing Geographical Information Systems - Michael BattyStatistical Analysis Using PASW (formerly SPSS) - John H McKendrickCoding Transcripts and Diaries - Meghan CopeComputer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis - Bettina van HovenAnalyzing Historical and Archival Sources - Iain S BlackAnalysing Cultural Texts - Marcus A DoelWriting Essays, Reports and Dissertations - Michael BradfordUnderstanding Assessment - Robin A Kearns
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Clifford, Shaun French and Gill Valentine

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