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Geographic information science and public participation

Computer-mediated participation is at the crossroads. In the early heady days of the digital revolution, access to 'high' technologies such as GIS promised the empowerment of marginalized communities by providing data and information that was previously hidden away from public view. This book reviews the literature in the field
eBook, English, ©2010
Springer, Berlin, ©2010
geographic information systems
1 online resource (xvi, 172 pages) : illustrations
9783540754015, 3540754016
Foreword; Preface; Contents; Part I Participatory Planning: Why Does It matter?; 1 Dilemmas in Contemporary Planning; 2 The Digital Revolution; 3 Dilemmas in Contemporary Planning; 4 PPGIS: State of the Practice; Part II Three Narratives; 5 Politics and Participation in Bostons South End; 6 Planning to Preserve Community Character in Oak Park, Illinois; 7 Chicagolands Search for Common Ground; 8 Evaluation; Part III The Future of PPGIS; 9 PPGIS as Critical Reflective Practice; 10 Where to, from Here?; References; Index
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