An Analytical Framework to Examine Empowerment Associated with Participatory Geographic Information Systems (PGIS)

By Jon M. Corbett, C. Peter Keller

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Publication:
2005
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Article
Journal
Cartographica
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Volume
40
Issue
4
Pages
91-102
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No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

Claims have been made that the application of participatory geographic information systems (PGIS) can empower disadvantaged groups. This article notes that the ongoing debate in this “GIS-empowerment-marginalization nexus” remains vague about a characteri