Edited Book: Understanding Spatial Media

I'm so pleased to learn that Understanding Spatial Media, an edited collection I worked on with Rob Kitchin and Tracey Lauriault, is finally published (we began a conversation about this project nearly three years ago)! Many thanks go out to all our 22 contributors. The table of contents is listed below. The project sets out to be a snapshot into a shifting discussion on the variety of spatial techniques and technocultures that permeate and delineate everyday life (for some). Thanks again, everyone!

Kitchin, Rob, Tracey Lauriault, and Matthew W. Wilson, eds. 2017. Understanding Spatial Media. 1st edition. ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Inc.

Understanding spatial media
Rob Kitchin, Tracey P. Lauriault and Matthew W. Wilson 

Part 1: Spatial media technologies
  1. Britta Ricker, GIS
  2. Jeremy Crampton, Digital Mapping
  3. Mark Graham, Digitally augmented geographies
  4. Jim Thatcher, Locative and sousveillant media
  5. Jessa Lingel, Social Media
  6. Shannon Mattern, Urban dashboards
  7. Stephen Ervin, Geodesign
Part 2: Spatial data and spatial media
  1. Tracey P. Lauriault, Open spatial data
  2. Dan Sui, Geospatial big data
  3. Rob Kitchin, Gavin McArdle & Tracey P. Lauriault, Indicators, benchmarks and urban informatics
  4. Muki Haklay, Volunteered Geographic Information and Citizen Science
  5. Peter Pulsifer and Glenn Brauen, Geo-Semantic Web
  6. Harvey Miller, Spatial data analytics
  7. Teresa Scassa, Legal rights and spatial media  
Part 3: The consequences of spatial media
  1. Leighton Evans and Sung-Yueh Perng, Spatial knowledge and behaviour
  2. Rob Kitchin, Leveraging finance and producing capital
  3. Tracey P. Lauriault and Mary Francoli, Openness, transparency, participation
  4. Mike Batty, Producing smart cities
  5. Francisco Klauser and Sarah Widmer, Surveillance and control
  6. David Murakami Wood, Spatial profiling, sorting and prediction
  7. Agnieszka Leszczynski, Geoprivacy 


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