Thinking big data in geography : new regimes, new research / edited and with an introduction by Jim Thatcher, Josef Eckert, and Andrew Shears.

Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
xxv, 296 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm


Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-285) and index.
Introduction / Jim Thatcher, Andrew Shears, and Josef Eckert -- Part 1. What is big data and what does it mean to study it?. Toward critical data studies : charting and unpacking data assemblages and their work / Rob Kitchin and Tracey P. Lauriault -- Big data...why (oh why?) this computational social science? / David O'Sullivan -- Part 2. Methods and praxis in big data research. Smaller and slower data in an era of big data / Renee Sieber and Matthew Tenney -- Reflexivity, positionality, and rigor in the context of big data research / Britta Ricker -- Part 3. Empirical interventions. A hybrid approach to geotweets : reading and mapping tweet contexts on marijuana legalization and same-sex marriage in Seattle, Washington / Jin-Kyu Jung and Jungyeop Shin -- Geosocial footprints and geoprivacy concerns / Christopher D. Weidemann, Jennifer N. Swift, and Karen K. Kemp -- Foursquare in the City of Fountains : using Kansas City as a case study for combining demographic and social media data / Emily Fekete -- Part 4. Urban big data : urban-centric and uneven. Big city, big data : four vignettes / Jessa Lingel -- Framing digital exclusion in technologically mediated urban spaces / Matthew Kelley -- Part 5. Talking across borders. Bringing the big data of climate change down to human scale : citizen sensors and personalized visualizations in climate communication / David Retchless -- Synergizing Geoweb and digital humanitarian research / Ryan Burns -- Part 6. Conclusions. Rethinking the Geoweb and big data : future research directions / Mark Graham.
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