1.13. Beyond the ‘Binaries’: A Methodological Intervention for Interrogating Maps as Representational Practices

  1. Martin Dodge1,
  2. Rob Kitchin2 and
  3. Chris Perkins1
  1. Vincent J. Del Casino Jr. and
  2. Stephen P. Hanna

Published Online: 21 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch13

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

How to Cite

Del Casino, V. J. and Hanna, S. P. (2011) Beyond the ‘Binaries’: A Methodological Intervention for Interrogating Maps as Representational Practices, in The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation (eds M. Dodge, R. Kitchin and C. Perkins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK

  2. 2

    National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis and Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

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Keywords:

  • beyond the ‘binaries’;
  • Del Casino and Hanna - mapping and power;
  • cartography - everyday enrolment of mapping activities into social tasks;
  • hegemonic authority - embedded by mapmaker in/on representation;
  • maps, theorised as processes;
  • critical cartographers - approaches of geographic visualisation;
  • turning to poststructuralism - democratisation of mapping;
  • ‘critical’ in critical cartography (and GIS) - ‘multiple maps’;
  • non-non-representational geography of maps and mappings;
  • maps, in process of production - and consumption, authoring and reading

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Editors' overview

  • Introduction

  • On the ‘critical’ in critical cartography (and GIS)

  • On a non-non-representational geography of maps and mappings

  • Possible openings and methodological interventions

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further reading

  • See also