4.1. Introductory Essay: Cognition and Cultures of Mapping

  1. Martin Dodge1,
  2. Rob Kitchin2 and
  3. Chris Perkins1
  1. Chris Perkins1,
  2. Rob Kitchin2 and
  3. Martin Dodge1

Published Online: 24 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch39

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

How to Cite

Perkins, C., Kitchin, R. and Dodge, M. (2011) Introductory Essay: Cognition and Cultures of Mapping, 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.ch39

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

Author 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: 24 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

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Keywords:

  • cognition and cultures of mapping;
  • egocentric design of map-based mobile services;
  • cognitive approaches to mapping;
  • cognitive approaches to cartography;
  • cultural approaches to mapping;
  • people, culture and mapping;
  • role of maps - part of a shared identity;
  • cognitive and cultural approaches to cartography;
  • community-based and local mapping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cognitive approaches to mapping

  • Cultural approaches to mapping

  • Conclusions

  • References