Reflections on teaching qualitative methods in geography
"After a heyday of dominance in the 1950s and 1960s, quantitative methods have been joined by an increased use of qualitative methods in research (Eyles and Smith, 1998; Limb and Dwyer, 2001; Hay, 2005; DeLyser, 2008). Indeed, Iain Hay (2005: 10) argues that, ‘In the last twenty-five years the pendulum of geographical methods within human geography has swung firmly from quantitative to qualitative methods … Qualitative methods have been in the ascendant since the 1980s.’ Further evidence of this trend is the growing membership of the Qualitative Research Specialty Group (QRSG) of the Association of American Geographers (AAG): it was established in 2000 with ..."
The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Geography
Martin, Deborah G., "Reflections on teaching qualitative methods in geography" (2010). Geography. 366.