Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 December 2016

536 Pages | 4 figures, 17 tables

8.9 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199010905

Bookseller Code (04)

Qualitative Research Methods in Human Geography

Fourth Edition

Edited by Iain Hay

  • UPDATED! Fully updated throughout, citing relevant Canadian and international examples and including the most current qualitative methodologies.
  • ACCESSIBLE! This contributed text has been fully revised to make the writing style, language, and content even more accessible for an undergraduate audience.
  • PRACTICAL! A focus on the actual practice of research in human geography helps students to grasp complex concepts and apply them to their own work.
  • ENAGAGING! Personal anecdotes connect theory to real-life for students, making this text interesting and engaging for students at an undergraduate level.
  • NEW! Chapter on feminist and indigenous methodologies demonstrates the empowering and transformative potential of qualitative research to undergraduate students.
  • NEW! Information on interpreting qualitative data provides students doing qualitative research for the first time with the necessary information they need to read and interpret their data.
  • NEW! Chapter on visual methodologies provides students with an overview of visual methods and how they are used in human geography.
  • NEW! Chapter on conducting qualitative research digitally provides practical examples of the most contemporary methodologies currently used in the field.
  • NEW! Short exercises have been added to the end of every chapter that students can complete in-class to practice what they have learned and serve as teaching points to promote discussion and engage students in their learning.
  • NEW! Practical appendix of example field notes will help students as they begin to conduct their own qualitative research.