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Une méthodologie de terrain ‘avec de vrais bricolages et plein de petits arrangements'...

Abstract : Qualitative methodology used in Human Geography borrows techniques and protocols from Sociology, Anthropology and even Psychology and adapts them to Geography. Field observations, spatial transformations, territorial markers, individual and collective approaches of actors are all part of the qualitative methodology serving various research themes. Criticized for its alleged lack of scientific rigor, the qualitative approach often calls for a methodological reconstruction after fieldwork. Though, such a strict objectification silences the real richness of the field. In fact, the field in Human Geography looks more like an unpredictable test-tube. The reality of field practice comes down to a set of trial and error, renunciation and DIY (Do It Yourself). Bringing to light the field's DIY and its little daily arrangements allows to better understand geographers' everyday experiences and makes clear their real methodological practices.
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Sylvain Guyot. Une méthodologie de terrain ‘avec de vrais bricolages et plein de petits arrangements'.... À travers l'espace de la méthode : les dimensions du terrain en géographie, Jun 2008, Arras, France. ⟨halshs-00422362⟩



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