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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Longley, P. (2005) ‘Geographical Information Systems: A renaissance of geodemographics for public service delivery’, Progress in Human Geography, 29 (1): 57–63.

This report makes a very strong case for why geographers can play a key role in influencing public policy through the analysis of spatial data, often based on large scale surveys. The techniques explored in this chapter form much of the foundation for these kinds of analyses.

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

This report enables us to consider what place the quantitative analyses we undertake has in our broader research framework. The report enables us to appreciate that we always have to be critical and to question why we are undertaking particular types of analysis.