Creative Methods for Human Geographers
- Nadia von Benzon - University of Lancaster, UK
- Mark Holton - University of Plymouth, UK
- Catherine Wilkinson - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
- Samantha Wilkinson - Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Geographical Methodology | Human Geography | Research Methods & Evaluation
Introducing a broad range of innovative and creative qualitative methods, this accessible book shows you how to use them in research project while providing straightforward advice on how to approach every step of the process; from planning and organisation to writing up and disseminating research, offering
- Demonstration of creative methods using both primary or secondary data.
- Practical guidance on overcoming common hurdles like getting ethical clearance and conducting a risk assessment.
- Encouragement to reflect critically on the processes involved in research.
The authors provide a complete toolkit for conducting research in this field, while ensuring the most cutting-edge methods are unintimidating to the reader.
This exciting volume shows how students, and anyone else, can tap into the wealth of new technologies available today along with their own creativity to produce different kinds of research projects that account for a diverse and dynamic world.
This collection does two main things. Firstly, it invigorates methodological discussion in Human Geography by bringing together an exciting range of new approaches which will inspire (as well as guide) students through their research adventures. Secondly, it provides an in depth revision of some more familiar methods, through exciting updates and empirical examples.
The title itself produces high expectations that are fully met. This book reflects the current debates about methods in geography in the context of cultural turn, postmodern identities, othering, positionality and research ethics, creatively implements them and promotes methodical innovation within the geographical application of methods.