Community Participation and Geographical Information Systems by William J. Craig, Trevor M. Harris, Daniel Weiner

By William J. Craig, Trevor M. Harris, Daniel Weiner

Have you thought of how a lot impact info expertise has on society during the global? growth frequently areas decrease source of revenue and marginalized groups at a different drawback. neighborhood Participation and Geographic info platforms, in spite of the fact that, bargains a close examine various incidences around the globe the place groups have truly taken keep an eye on of the know-how and very used it to their virtue. this can be provided within the type of case reports and types reminiscent of Philadelphia's neighborhoods, the Atlanta venture, and local revitalization in Minneapolis, examine public participation in GIS thoughts, most sensible practices, constraints and possibilities.

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