Research Methods in Geography: A Critical Introduction

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This comprehensive textbook offers a conceptual and practicalintroduction to research methodology, data collection, andtechniques used in both human and physical geography.

  • Explores a full range of contemporary geographic techniques,including statistics, mathematical analysis, GIS, and remotesensing
  • Unique in both content and organization, it brings together ateam of internationally recognized specialists to create a balancedapproach between physical geography, human geography, and researchtechniques
  • Includes a series of foundational chapters offering multipleperspectives on the central questions in research methods
  • Examines the conceptual frameworks and practical issues behinddata acquisition and analysis, and how to interpret results
  • Includes explanations of key terminology and exercisesthroughout

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This comprehensive text introduces the research methodologies foundin both human and physical geography. Careful attention is given tothe theories that underlie different types of research, to keyissues in research methodology, to the collection of differenttypes of data, and to a range of contemporary geographictechniques, both quantitative and qualitative. 

This indispensable volume starts with a broad-based grounding inthe conceptual frameworks lying behind data acquisition andanalysis. Foundational chapters – co-authored by human andphysical geographers – also provide multiple perspectives oncentral questions in research methodology, while a series ofcentral essays relating to methods and techniques focus on waysthat students, as young researchers, can conceptualize objects ofanalysis, collect and analyze pertinent data, and interpret theresults of their work. Key terminology and exercises are alsoincluded throughout.

Unique in both content and organization, Research Methods inGeography provides students with a solid conceptual andpractical foundation in the basic principles and methodologiesutilized in geography today.

About the Author:

Basil Gomez is an Editor-in-Chief of the online journalGeography Compass. He has published widely across a numberof journals.

John Paul Jones III is Professor of Geography andDirector of the School of Geography and Development at theUniversity of Arizona in Tucson. He was the co-founder andco-director of the Committee on Social Theory at the University ofKentucky, where he taught from 1986 to 2003. He is co-editor of thejournal Dialogues in Human Geography.

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