Revisiting Critical GIS

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Thatcher, Jim, Luke Bergman, and Britta Ricker et. al. "Revisiting Critical GIS." Environment and Planning A 48, no. 5: 815-24.


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The article looks into the critical geographic information science (GIS) in approaching questions both emerging and enduring around the intersection of the spatial and the digital. It offers trading zones for discussion of issues, for building alliances and interrogating tensions, and for a constant dialectical process of critique and renewal. One tension running through critical GIS is the contradictory role it has played in addressing questions of social justice.