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Title Ground truth : the social implications of geographic information systems / edited by John Pickles.

Published New York : Guilford Press, c1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  910.285 GROU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 248 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Series Mappings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Representations in an Electronic Age: Geography, GIS, and Democracy / John Pickles -- 2. GIS and Geographic Research / Michael F. Goodchild -- 3. GIS and Geography / Peter J. Taylor and Ronald J. Johnston -- 4. GIS and the Inevitability of Ethical Inconsistency / Michael R. Curry -- 5. Computer Innovation and Adoption in Geography: A Critique of Conventional Technological Models / Howard Veregin -- 6. Manufacturing Metaphors: Public Cartography, the Market, and Democracy / Patrick H. McHaffie -- 7. Marketing the New Marketing: The Strategic Discourse of Geodemographic Information Systems / John Goss -- 8. Earth Shattering: Global Imagery and GIS / Susan M. Roberts and Richard H. Schein -- 9. Pursuing Social Goals Through Participatory GIS: Redressing South Africa's Historical Political Ecology / Trevor M. Harris, Daniel Weiner, Timothy Warner and Richard Levin -- 10. Conclusion: Towards an Economy of Electronic Representation and the Virtual Sign / John Pickles.
Other author Pickles, J. (John)
Subject Geographic information systems.
ISBN 0898622948 (acid-free paper)
0898622956 (pbk. : acid-free paper)