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Mapping: A Critical Introduction to GIS and Cartography

By: Jeremy Crampton
256 pages, 50 illus
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Mapping: A Critical Introduction to GIS and Cartography
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This book examines the critical role Geographic Information Systems and cartography play in the study of geography and other related disciplines.

Contents

Part I MAPPING AND ITS DISCONTENTS 1 Mapping landscape 2 How to lie with maps 3 Mapping and technology 4 Critiques of GIS and cartography Interlude 1: The Peters projection controvery PART II WHY USE MAPS 5 The communication model in the C20 6 Emergence of thematic mapping in modern Europe 7 Contemporary GIS as governmental rationality Interlude 2: Maps, silences, and secrecy Part III PRODUCING AND REPRESENTING THE LANDSCAPE 8 Mapping and the production of space 9 Producing the intangible: mapping cyberspace 10 GIS and society Interlude 3: GIS and security PART IV TOWARDS A POLITICS OF GIS AND CARTOGRAPHY 11 Genealogy and politics of GIS and cartography 12 From the national body to the personal body 13 Dwelling in the polis

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Biography

Jeremy W. Crampton is Associate Professor of Geography at Georgia State University, where he teaches cartography and political geography. He is the author of The Political Mapping of Cyberspace (2003) and Space, Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography (edited with Stuart Elden, 2007), and is the editor of the journal Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization.

By: Jeremy Crampton
256 pages, 50 illus
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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