Research methods in outdoor studies: introduction

Prince, Heather and Humberstone, Barbara (2019) Research methods in outdoor studies: introduction. In: Humberstone, Barbara and Prince, Heather, (eds.) Research methods in outdoor studies. Routledge advances in outdoor studies series . Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxford, UK. Item availability may be restricted.

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Abstract

Providing an overview of the book, this chapter expounds the stimulating and critical context of outdoor studies research through a range of perspectives, methods and methodologies. Drawing from theory and practice through a variety of disciplinary and epistemological backgrounds from international researchers, it illustrates contemporary, creative and innovative research approaches and applications. It defines the importance of responsiveness of a rich, diverse and fast expanding area and its impact on policy agendas. This introduction explores the rationale for the content of the book, the terminology therein and challenges and opportunities of contested viewpoints and different axiologies in outdoor studies research.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis
Departments: Outdoor Studies
Depositing User: Heather Prince
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2019 11:20
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 11:30
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4488

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