Dissertations by Public Lab community members
- Cindy Regalado's dissertation
- Hagit Keysar's dissertation
Equity in collaborative efforts, specifically knowledge production
- Practical ethics for PGIS practitioners, facilitators, technology intermediaries and researchers (2006): http://pubs.iied.org/pdfs/G02155.pdf - readable, ready to put into practice steps
- Sherry Arnstein: “A Ladder of Citizen Participation in the USA” (1969) - http://www.planning.org/pas/memo/2007/mar/pdf/JAPA35No4.pdf -- look for the illustration
- Mantoura and Potvin: "A realist-constructionist perspective on participatory research in health promotion" Very academic language but the points are hard-hitting: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22952337
- Participatory Action Research -- the 2013 book by Chevalier and Buckles: https://www.book2look.com/embed/9781136261695
- Also see this wiki page: https://publiclab.org/ethics-and-politics
Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) and Hardware
Some useful readings on culture / licensing / community / theory:
- Gabriella Coleman's Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking
- Chris Kelty's "Geeks and Recursive Publics: How the Internet and Free Software Make Things Public" https://kelty.org/or/papers/unpublishable/Kelty.RecursivePublics-short.pdf
- Yochai Benkler on Peer Production and Collaboration http://www.benkler.org/Peer%20production%20and%20cooperation%2009.pdf -- really helpful explanation of how the way we work together is not crowdsourcing
- 2018 Gathering of Open Science Hardware "GOSH" Manifesto: http://openhardware.science/gosh-manifesto/
- Phillip Torrone of Make Magazine on the ethics of sharing open source hardware designs: http://blog.makezine.com/2012/02/14/soapbox-the-unspoken-rules-of-open-source-hardware/
- 2018 Post Meritocracy Manifesto: https://postmeritocracy.org/
Perspectives on science and research, especially related to environmental health
- PODCAST: Invention of the home pregnancy test: https://transistor.prx.org/2016/02/the-invention-of-the-home-pregnancy-test/
- Article that Public Lab wrote in 2011 about our approach: https://publiclab.org/notes/warren/07-01-2014/reimagining-the-data-lifecycle
- The Science Question in Feminism, by Sandra Harding 1983 http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?GCOI=80140100841900
- Post-normal science (1990s concept by Funtowicz and Ravetz) http://leopold.asu.edu/sustainability/sites/default/files/Norton,%20Post%20Normal%20Science,%20Funtowicz_1.pdf
- Bruno Latour's concept of "matters of concern" that broaden participation. From 2003. http://www.bruno-latour.fr/sites/default/files/89-CRITICAL-INQUIRY-GB.pdf
- Gwen Ottinger and Benjamin R. Cohen, editors, Technoscience and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement. 2011. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/19769. Gwen is on the Public Lab board.
- Collins and Pinch’s "The Science of the Lambs" starting on p113: http://www.univpgri-palembang.ac.id/perpus-fkip/Perpustakaan/Filsafat/Filsafat%20Ilmu/Harry%20Colins,%20Tecnology.pdf
- Kim & Mike Fortun: Scientiﬁc Imaginaries and Ethical Plateaus in Contemporary U.S. Toxicology http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/docs/icb.topic152817.files/Fortun_Fortun.pdf
- Harry Collins "Are we all scientific experts now?" (especially the first 79 pages) Preview: https://books.google.com/books?id=5n5PAwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false
- Jack Stilgoe: Citizen Scientists: Reconnecting Science with Civil Society http://www.demos.co.uk/files/Citizen_Scientists-web.pdf?1243869835
- Wilsdon, Wynne, Stilgoe: The Public Value of Science. http://www.demos.co.uk/files/publicvalueofscience.pdf
- Corburn, Jason. 2005. Street Science: Community Knowledge and Environmental Health Justice. Cambridge: MIT Press. Chapter 1: https://publicparticipationinscience.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/streetscich1.pdf
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