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"Doing" Critical Geographies with Numbers

Subtitle:
Critical quantitative geographies 2: practical engagements
Abstract:

Criticisms of quantitative geography have a long history in our discipline. Since the emergence of early Marxist geography, the advent of new theoretical traditions has been accompanied by sustained and sometimes vigorous critiques of spatial analysis. In this introductory article to the second focus section on critical quantitative geographies, we discuss the accuracy of some of the criticisms about the use(s) to which spatial analysis is put and about the philosophical presumptions underpin...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/00330120903103072

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
Mei-Po Kwan More by this author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
The Professional Geographer Journal website
Volume:
61
Issue:
4
Pages:
459-464
Publication date:
2009
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EISSN:
1467-9272
ISSN:
0033-0124
URN:
uuid:2962f303-4339-46a4-8a36-8d39473bb8b1
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tsu:10215

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