Eden, Sally and Donaldson, Andrew and Walker, Gordon P (2005) Structuring Subjectivities : using Q methodology in human geography. Area, 37 (4). pp. 413-422. ISSN 0004-0894Full text not available from this repository.
This paper presents a critical and reflexive account of using Q methodology in human geography. Q methodology has a long pedigree in psychological, political and sociological research, but is only recently beginning to be used by human geographers. We discuss, in particular, the parts of the process(es) of Q methodology that are often glossed over in the literature, through reflecting on our learning in using Q within a project examining the use and production of environmental science by NGOs. We conclude that Q may be a useful supplement to existing methods in human geography, as long as it is used creatively and reflexively and with full awareness of its interpretative dimensions.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Area|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Q methodology human geography environmental science|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre|
|Deposited By:||Professor Gordon Walker|
|Deposited On:||08 Feb 2007|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 18:10|
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