AAG sessions - Is Google Good For Geography? Web2.0 and the Political Economy of User Generated Geographical Knowledge
Hello, Matt Zook and myself have pulled together a double session with 9 papers and a discussant for next AAG annual meeting.
The contributors are as follows:
- Elad Segev, Intentional and Unintentional Biases in Google Earth and Google Maps
- Tim Wallace, Has Google Homogenized our Landscape?
- Marc Boeckler, Tourism and Imaginative Geographies 2.0
- Andrew Boulton, Problematizing participation in the geoweb: Google Maps and the ideology of invitation
- Jeremy Crampton, Mapping Without a Net: Only for Google to Rope Us In?
- Matthew Zook, Mapping the GeoWeb: The Spatial Contours of Web 2.0 Cyberspace
- Sean Gorman, Can the GeoWeb Get the Public to Care about Geography? The Positive Externalities of a Web Enabled Ecosystem
- Michael Crutcher, Placemarks and Waterlines: Racialized Cyberscapes in Post Katrina Google Earth
- Richard Tomlinson, The Influence of Google on Urban Policy in Developing
- Michael F. Goodchild, Discussant
A list of the paper abstracts is here.