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New LinesCritical GIS and the Trouble of the Map$
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Matthew W. Wilson

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780816698523

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.001.0001

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But Do You Actually Do GIS?

But Do You Actually Do GIS?

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction But Do You Actually Do GIS?
Source:
New Lines
Author(s):

Matthew W. Wilson

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0001

But Do You Actually Do GIS? is the introductory chapter, which sets the stage for the interventions--the five factures--of chapters 2 through 6. Importantly, this chapter suggests that the relatively increasing interests in the mapping sciences in a variety of disciplines is related to the crisis of public confidence in higher education around questions of utility and relevance.

Keywords:   Cartography GIS spatial media mapping big data visualization history of geography design drawing attention

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