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    Introducing digital geographies


    Ash, James and Kitchin, Rob and Leszczynski, Agnieszka (2018) Introducing digital geographies. In: Digital Geographies. SAGE Publications, pp. 1-10. ISBN 9781526447296

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    Abstract

    As digital technologies have become part of everyday life, mediating tasks such as work, travel, consumption, production, and leisure, they are having increasingly profound effects on phenomena that are of immediate concern to geographers. These include: the production of space, spatiality and mobilities; the processes, practices, and forms of mapping; the contours of spatial knowledge and imaginaries; and, the formation and enactment of spatial knowledge politics Similarly, there are distinct geographies of digital media such as those of the internet, games, and social media that have become indispensable to geographic practice and scholarship across sub-disciplines, regardless of conceptual approach.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: This is the preprint of the published chapter, which is available at: Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski, A. (2018) Introducing digital geographies. In Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski (eds) Digital Geographies. Sage, London. pp. 1-10
    Keywords: digital technologies; digital media; social media platforms; culture; society;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Geography
    Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute, MUSSI
    Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > National Institute for Regional and Spatial analysis, NIRSA
    Item ID: 12789
    Depositing User: Prof. Rob Kitchin
    Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2020 16:08
    Publisher: SAGE Publications
    Refereed: Yes
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