Geo-Narrative: Extending Geographic Information Systems for Narrative Analysis in Qualitative and Mixed-Method Research

  title={Geo-Narrative: Extending Geographic Information Systems for Narrative Analysis in Qualitative and Mixed-Method Research},
  author={Mei-po Kwan and Guoxiang Ding},
  journal={The Professional Geographer},
  pages={443 - 465}
  • M. Kwan, G. Ding
  • Published 16 September 2008
  • Sociology
  • The Professional Geographer
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