An undergraduate dissertation is your opportunity to engage with geographical research, first-hand. But completing a student project can be a stressful and complex process. Your Human Geography Dissertation breaks the task down into three helpful stages: • Designing: Deciding on your approach, your topic and your research question, and ensuring your project is feasible • Doing: Situating your research and selecting the best methods for your dissertation project • Delivering: Dealing with data and writing up your findings With information and task boxes, soundbites offering student insight and guidance, and links to online materials, this book offers a complete and accessible overview of the key skills needed to prepare, research, and write a successful human geography dissertation.
- Chapter 1: Your human geography dissertation: An introduction
- DESIGNING YOUR HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DISSERTATION
- Chapter 2: Starting out: Identifying your approach
- Chapter 3: Getting going: Finding a topic
- Chapter 4: The next step: Developing your research question
- Chapter 5: Final preparations: Is your project workable?
- DOING YOUR HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DISSERTATION
- Chapter 6: Doing reflexive research: Situating your dissertation
- Chapter 7: Making research happen: The methods glossary
- Chapter 8: More on methods: Approaching complex social worlds
- Chapter 9: Selecting your methods: How to make the right choices
- DELIVERING YOUR HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DISSERTATION
- Chapter 10: Dealing with data: Approaching analysis
- Chapter 11: Writing up: Where to start and how to finish
- Chapter 12: The last hurdle: Final considerations