(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Subaltern empowerment in the Geoweb : tensions between publicity and privacy

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

YOUNG J.C. (1) ; GILMORE M.P. (2) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, ETATS-UNIS
(2) New Century College, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, ETATS-UNIS


This article examines subaltern empowerment in the Geoweb through the tensions between publicity and privacy. First, it analyses the theoretical lineage of empowerment work in Critical GIS and geoweb literature. Second, it uses work with the Maijuna indigenous people of Peru as a case study to begin a discussion about how the political goals of disempowered people may be best obtained through both public and private uses of the geoweb. Finally, it attempts to open a technical discussion of new research areas related to the importance of both privacy and publicity in achieving political empowerment through the geoweb


Article of periodic

published at : Antipode / ISSN 0066-4812

Editor : Blackwell, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1969)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 46, no2 [pp. 574-591]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.



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