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Dissertations by Public Lab community members

Equity in collaborative efforts, specifically knowledge production

Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) and Hardware

Some useful readings on culture / licensing / community / theory:

Perspectives on science and research, especially related to environmental health

History and theory of mapping

Organizing Place and Space: the power of mapping

  • Brody, Hugh. 1981. Maps and Dreams. New York: Pantheon.

  • Burnett, Graham. 2000. Masters of all they Surveyed: Exploration, Geography and a British El Dorado. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

  • Harley, J.B. “Deconstructing the Map” in Writing Worlds: Discourse, text & metaphor in the representation of landscape. Eds. Trevor J. Barnes and James S. Duncan. London and New York: Routledge, 1992.

  • Harley, J.B. “Maps, Knowledge, and Power” in The Iconography of Landscape: Essays on the symbolic representation, design and use of past environments. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988.

  • Latour, Bruno. 1990. “Drawing Things Together.” In Representation in Scientific Practice. ed. Michael Lynch and Steve Woolgar. Cambridge: MIT Press.

  • Mitchell, Timothy. Colonizing Egypt. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.

  • Monmonier, Mark. Cartographies of Danger: Mapping Hazards in America. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1997.

  • Spying with Maps: Surveillance Technologies and the Future of Privacy. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2002.

  • Paglen, Trevor. 2009. Experimental Geography: from Cultural Production to the Production of Space. in Experimental Geography: Radical Approaches to Landscape, Cartography and Urbanism. Nato Thompson Ed. Mevillehouse Publishing.

  • Robinson, Arthur, and Barbara Petchenik. The Nature of Maps: Essays toward Understanding Maps and Mapping. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1976.

  • Soja, Edward W. Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory

  • Winichakul, Thongchai. Siam Mapped: A History of the Geo-Body of a Nation. Honolulu: Hawaii University Press, 1994


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