“Doing” Critical Geographies with Numbers

  title={“Doing” Critical Geographies with Numbers},
  author={Tim Schwanen and Mei-po Kwan},
  journal={The Professional Geographer},
  pages={459 - 464}
Criticisms of quantitative geography have a long history in our discipline. Since the emergence of early Marxist geography, the advent of new theoretical traditions has been accompanied by sustained and sometimes vigorous critiques of spatial analysis. In this introductory article to the second focus section on critical quantitative geographies, we discuss the accuracy of some of the criticisms about the use(s) to which spatial analysis is put and about the philosophical presumptions… 

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