Fieldwork as pilot study

Clarke, Nick (2012) Fieldwork as pilot study. In, Phillips, Richard and Johns, Jennifer (eds.) Fieldwork for Human Geography. London, GB, Sage, 53-55.


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A short piece arguing that fieldwork can produce bad research habits among undergraduate students unless that research is framed as pilot research leading not to findings and conclusions but to questions and proposals. Examples from fieldwork in Berlin are used to explain how fieldwork as pilot study can work in undergraduate teaching.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 9780857025869 (hardback)
9780857025876 (paperback)
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Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Divisions : Faculty of Social and Human Sciences > Geography and Environment
ePrint ID: 340059
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
March 2012Published
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2012 10:33
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 14:29

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