Statistics for Geographers and Social Scientists

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Overview

  • Author :R.B. Mandal
  • Year of Publication :2015
  • ISBN: :9789351250654
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XVI, 554
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Geography, Sociology

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About the Book :

The use of statistics as a technique in geography serves to simplify geographical data and problems in order to make possible theoretical generalization and principle formulation. Quantitative analysis by statistical methods ensures the presentation of data by the researcher in unambiguous terms. The author has presented, in a simple manner, general statistics and reviewed its uses in various branches of geography such as geomorphology, physical geography, migration and population studies. The book also contains articles contributed by other scholars in the field of geography and statistics. This excellent review of the application of statistical methods in different branches of geography should be invaluable to the student of geography as well as of other similar social sciences. It should enable him to familiarize himself with the mathematical and statistical techniques thus contributing to a more rigorous pursuit of geographic inquiry. The division of the material into different sections reflects some of the major thrusts of quantitative researches in geography. Recommended to every student of geography, regional studies and allied social sciences.


About Author :

R.B. Mandal is currently teaching geography at R.D. & D.J. College, Munger (Bihar). Earlier he had taught in the University of Dar es Salam, Tanzania. He has dozens of research papers and number of books to his credit.