SAGE Journal Articles

Select SAGE journal articles are available to give you more insight into chapter topics. These are also an ideal resource to help support your literature reviews, dissertations and assignments.

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Poon, J.P.H. (2005) ‘Quantitative methods: Not positively positivist’, Progress in Human Geography, 29 (6): 766–72.

This paper provides a discussion of the philosophical underpinnings of quantitative methods within Geography.

O’Sullivan, D. (2008) ‘Geographical information science: Agent-based models’, Progress in Human Geography, 32 (4): 541–50.

This paper gives a flavour of the use of agent based models within Geography, the challenges involved in using agent-based models and the ways in which agent-based models might be developed in future research.

Curtis, S. and Riva, M. (2010) ‘Health geographies I: Complexity theory and human health’, Progress in Human Geography, 34 (4): 215–23.

This paper provides an excellent account of the use of quantitative methods to understand the complex drivers of spatial health inequalities including the increasing role of interdisciplinary research strategies.