Beyond the 'Binaries': A Methodological Intervention for Interrogating Maps as Representational Practices

Vincent J. Del Casino, Stephen P. Hanna

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Map Reader
Subtitle of host publicationTheories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780470742839
StatePublished - Apr 24 2011


  • 'critical' in critical cartography (and GIS) - 'multiple maps'
  • Beyond the 'binaries'
  • Cartography - everyday enrolment of mapping activities into social tasks
  • Critical cartographers - approaches of geographic visualisation
  • Del Casino and Hanna - mapping and power
  • Hegemonic authority - embedded by mapmaker in/on representation
  • Maps, in process of production - and consumption, authoring and reading
  • Maps, theorised as processes
  • Non-non-representational geography of maps and mappings
  • Turning to poststructuralism - democratisation of mapping

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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