E-books: Human Geography - Research Methods and Techniques

  • Participatory Action Research: Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry book cover

    Participatory Action Research

    Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jacques M. Chevalier, Daniel J. Buckles

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Participatory Action Research (PAR) provides new theoretical insights and many robust tools that will guide researchers, professionals and students from all disciplines through the process of conducting action research ‘with’ people rather than ‘for…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Migration in Performance: Crossing the Colonial Present book cover

    Migration in Performance

    Crossing the Colonial Present, 1st Edition

    By Caleb Johnston, Geraldine Pratt

    This book follows the travels of Nanay, a testimonial theatre play developed from research with migrant domestic workers in Canada, as it was recreated and restaged in different places around the globe. This work examines how Canadian migration policy is embedded across and within histories of…

    eBook – 2019-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Reflexivity: Theory, Method, and Practice book cover

    Reflexivity

    Theory, Method, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    Reflexivity is valuable in social research because it draws attention to the researcher as part of the world being studied and reminds us that the individuals involved in our research are subjects, not objects. By being reflexive we acknowledge that we cannot be separated from our biographies. This…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • The World Multiple: The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds book cover

    The World Multiple

    The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keiichi Omura, Grant Jun Otsuki, Shiho Satsuka, Atsuro Morita

    The World Multiple, as a collection, is an ambitious ethnographic experiment in understanding how the world is experienced and generated in multiple ways through people’s everyday practices. Against the dominant assumption that the world is a single universal reality that can only be known by…

    eBook – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Black Writers Abroad: A Study of Black American Writers in Europe and Africa book cover

    Black Writers Abroad

    A Study of Black American Writers in Europe and Africa, 1st Edition

    By Robert Coles

    Originally published in 1999 Black Writers Abroad puts forward the theory that African American literature was born, partially within the context of a people and its writers who lived, for the most part, in slavery and bondage prior to the Civil War. It is an in-depth study of black American…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • Atmospheres and the Experiential World: Theory and Methods book cover

    Atmospheres and the Experiential World

    Theory and Methods, 1st Edition

    By Shanti Sumartojo, Sarah Pink

    We live in atmospheres, we talk about them and we move through them. They offer us an important route into comprehending several aspects of human life and experience, what is important to people, the environments life is played out in, and the processes of change and possible futures. Atmospheres…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • Doing Excellent Social Research with Documents: Practical Examples and Guidance for Qualitative Researchers book cover

    Doing Excellent Social Research with Documents

    Practical Examples and Guidance for Qualitative Researchers, 1st Edition

    By Aimee Grant

    In today’s society we increasingly create and consume written content and images. This includes a range of sources, from social media posts to records held within organisations, and everything in between, including news articles, blogs, shopping lists and official government documents. Critically…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping: Activating Imaginaries and Means of Knowing book cover

    Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping

    Activating Imaginaries and Means of Knowing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Duxbury, W.F. Garrett-Petts, Alys Longley

    Making space for imagination can shift research and community planning from a reflective stance to a "future forming" orientation and practice. Cultural mapping is an emerging discourse of collaborative, community-based inquiry and advocacy. This book looks at artistic approaches to cultural…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse: Investigating the Politics of Knowledge and Meaning-making. book cover

    The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse

    Investigating the Politics of Knowledge and Meaning-making., 1st Edition

    Edited by Reiner Keller, Anna-Katharina Hornidge, Wolf J Schünemann

    The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse (SKAD) has reoriented research into social forms, structuration and processes of meaning construction and reality formation; doing so by linking social constructivist and pragmatist approaches with post-structuralist thinking in order to study…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Creative Representations of Place book cover

    Creative Representations of Place

    1st Edition

    By Alison Barnes

    Cultural geography and the social sciences have seen a rise in the use of creative methods with which to understand and represent everyday life and place. Conversely, many artists are producing work that centres on ideas of place and space and utilising empirical research methods that have a…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Routledge Handbook of Health Geography book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Health Geography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Valorie A. Crooks, Gavin J. Andrews, Jamie Pearce

    The places of our daily life affect our health, well-being, and receipt of health care in complex ways. The connection between health and place has been acknowledged for centuries, and the contemporary discipline of health geography sets as its core mission to uncover and explicate all facets of…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Urban France book cover

    Urban France

    1st Edition

    By Ian Scargill

    Originally published in 1983, Urban France examines the rapid growth in French cities between 1950-1980, and the serious consequences that have followed this rapid growth. This volume examines the nature of this urban explosion and the efforts of planners and others to find solutions to the…

    eBook – 2018-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

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