Chapter 8. GIS After Critique: What Next?

  1. Jeremy W. Crampton

Published Online: 22 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317411.ch8

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS

How to Cite

Crampton, J. W. (2009) GIS After Critique: What Next?, in Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317411.ch8

Author Information

  1. Atlanta, Georgia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2009

Book Series:

  1. Critical Introductions to Geography

Book Series Editors:

  1. John Paul Jones III

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Geography and Regional Development, University of Arizona, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121729

Online ISBN: 9781444317411

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Keywords:

  • GIS after critique - what next;
  • GIS wars;
  • GIS - threatening a return to positivism and surveillant society;
  • Pickles' book Ground Truth;
  • periodization of GIS and society debate;
  • National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA);
  • cartography and Geographic Information Systems (CaGIS);
  • relation of mapping to wider societal developments;
  • critical GIS, questioning positionality of GIS and its effects on society;
  • GIS or computer-aided qualitative data analysis software (CAQDAS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The GIS Wars

  • A Short History of the GIS Wars

  • What Have We Learned: After Critique

  • After Critique? Extending Possibilities for GIScience