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A conceptual framework for considering mapping projects as they change over time
Cate Turk

collective. The transition from ‘networks’ to ‘foam’ incorporates concepts of ‘ontogeny’, and enables the processual approach to understanding maps to account for project h­ istories. The ­jostling of bubbles in the foam is a potent way of imagining maps and ­engagements with maps, including the flurry to map order into a crisis. Note 1 The term ‘produsers’ is used by Bruns (2006: 276) to reference a hybrid of map producers and users. References Amrwaga (2015) Open data day: How the State Department is linking diplomacy with ­collaborative mapping during crises. Str8

in Time for mapping
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The restructuring of work and production in the international political economy
Louise Amoore

be defined as a kind of interdependent diplomacy (see Walter, 1998), particularly in terms of the state’s attraction of FDI. Attention to firm-society relations is similarly confined to a focus on the imperatives of restructuring for lean and flexible productive and working practices. What are the limitations of this mode of knowledge about the firm? The idea that the firm has become a new unit of analysis in the study of the world political economy invokes, paradoxically, similar criticisms to those levelled at traditional international relations frameworks in

in Globalisation contested
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Mapping times
Alex Gekker, Sam Hind, Sybille Lammes, Chris Perkins, and Clancy Wilmott

Dora (2012) notes how the point of departure for contemporary digital mapping imaginations are embodied in US Vice-President Al Gore’s famed ‘Digital Earth’ speech from 1998, in which he envisioned a joint mega-project of a singular virtual globe, maintained by multiple organisations and accessible to all. Such a creation would have been used for tasks as diverse as fighting crime, conducting diplomacy and preventing climate change. While lacking the sophistication of Gore’s brainchild, modern digital maps are nonetheless engulfed in the same ethos of all

in Time for mapping