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Digital Geographies

by James Ash, Rob Kitchin and Agnieszka Leszczynski SAGE Publications Ltd
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This textbook presents a fully up-to-date, synoptic and critical overview of how digital devices, logics, methods, etc are transforming geography. 

Chapter 1 Introducing Digital Geographies - James Ash, Rob Kitchin and Agnieszka Leszczynski
PART 1 Digital Spaces
Chapter 2 Spatialities - Agnieszka Leszczynski
Chapter 3 Urban - Andres Luque-Ayala
Chapter 4 Rural - Martin Dodge
Chapter 5 Mapping - Matthew W Wilson
Chapter 6 Mobilities - Tim Schwanen
PART 2 Digital Methods
Chapter 7 Epistemologies - Jim Thatcher
Chapter 8 Data and data infrastructures - Rob Kitchin and Tracey Lauriault
Chapter 9 Digital qualitative methods and digital humanities - Meghan Cope
Chapter 10 Participatory methods & citizen science - Hilary Geoghegan
Chapter 11 Cartography and GIS - David O'Sullivan
Chapter 12 Statistics, modelling and data science - Daniel Arribas-Bel
PART 3 Digital Cultures
Chapter 13 Media and popular culture - James Ash
Chapter 14 Subjectivities - Sam Kinsley
Chapter 15 Representations/imaginaries - Gillian Rose
PART 4 Digtial Economies
Chapter 16 Labour - Mark Graham
Chapter 17 Digital industries - Matt Zook
Chapter 18 Sharing economy - Lizzie Richardson
Chapter 19 Reshaping of traditional industries - Bruno Moriset
PART 5 Digital Politics
Chapter 20 Development - Dorothea Kleine
Chapter 21 Governance - Rob Kitchin
Chapter 22 Civics - Taylor Shelton
Chapter 23 Ethics - Linnet Taylor
Chapter 24 Knowledge politics - Jason C Young
Chapter 25 Geopolitics - Jeremy Crampton

James Ash is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at Newcastle University. He is author of The Interface Envelope (Bloomsbury 2015) and has published articles in a range of journals across human geography and the social sciences more broadly. James is currently PI on the ESRC funded Digital Interfaces and Debt project (2016-2018).

Rob Kitchin is a professor and ERC Advanced Investigator in the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis at the National University of Ireland Maynooth, for which he was director between 2002 and 2013. He has published widely across the social sciences, including 23 books and 140 articles and book chapters. He is editor of the international journals, Progress in Human Geography and Dialogues in Human Geography, and for eleven years was the editor of Social and Cultural Geography. He was the editor-in-chief of the 12 volume, International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, and edits two book series, Irish Society and Key Concepts in Geography. He is currently a PI on the Programmable City project, the Digital Repository of Ireland, and the All-Island Research Observatory.

He has delivered over 100 invited talks at conferences and universities and his research has been cited over 600 times in local, national and international media. His book 'Code/Space' (with Martin Dodge) won the Association of American Geographers 'Meridian Book Award' for the outstanding book in the discipline in 2011 and a 'CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2011' award from the American Library Association. He was the 2013 recipient of the Royal Irish Academy's Gold Medal for the Social Sciences.

Agnieszka Leszczynski is a Lecturer in the School of Environment at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Her work is situated at the subdisciplinary interfaces of GIScience and human geography and examines issues around geospatial technologies and critical GIScience. She has published a range of articles in leading Geography journals including Progress in Human Geography and Environment and Planning D: Society and Space.