Practising Human Geography / Edition 1

Practising Human Geography / Edition 1

by Paul J Cloke
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761973001

ISBN-13: 9780761973003

Pub. Date: 05/25/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Practising Human Geography is critical introduction to disciplinary debates about the practice of human geography, that is informed by an inquiry into how geographers actually do research. In examining those methods and practices that are integral to doing geography, the text presents a theoretically-informed reflection on the construction and interpretation of

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Practising Human Geography is critical introduction to disciplinary debates about the practice of human geography, that is informed by an inquiry into how geographers actually do research. In examining those methods and practices that are integral to doing geography, the text presents a theoretically-informed reflection on the construction and interpretation of geographical data - including factual and "fictional" sources; the use of core research methodologies; and the interpretative role of the researcher.

Framed by an historical overview how ideas of practising human geography have changed, the following three sections offer an comprehensive and integrated overview of research methodologies. Illustrated throughout, the te

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761973003
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/25/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Changing Practices of Human Geography
An Introduction
PART ONE: CONSTRUCTING GEOGRAPHICAL DATA
Official Sources
Non-official Sources
Imaginative Sources
Talking to People
Observing, Participating and Ethnographies
PART TWO: CONSTRUCTING GEOGRAPHICAL INTERPRETATIONS
Sifting and Sorting
Enumerating
Explaining
Understanding
Representing Human Geographies
The Politics of Practising Human Geography

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