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Taming disruption?: pervasive data analytics, uncertainty and policy intervention in disruptive technology and its geographic spread (2019)
Journal Article
Brackin, R., Jackson, M. J., Leyshon, A., & Morley, J. G. (2019). Taming disruption?: pervasive data analytics, uncertainty and policy intervention in disruptive technology and its geographic spread. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 8(1), doi:10.3390/ijgi8010034

The topic of technology development and its disruptive effects has been the subject of much debate over the last 20 years with numerous theories at both macro and micro scales offering potential models of technology progression and disruption. This p... Read More

Rediscovering the power of physical relief models: Mayson’s Ordnance Model of the Lake District (2018)
Journal Article
Priestnall, G. (in press). Rediscovering the power of physical relief models: Mayson’s Ordnance Model of the Lake District. Cartographica,

Mayson’s Ordnance model of the Lake District, commissioned by Henry and Thomas Mayson from sculptor Raffaelle Monti in 1875 was based upon early maps from Ordnance Survey, the government mapping agency for Great Britain. It was displayed in the town... Read More

Subjects of truth: resisting governmentality in Foucault’s 1980s (2018)
Journal Article
LEGG, S. (2019). Subjects of truth: resisting governmentality in Foucault’s 1980s. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 37(1), 27-45 . doi:10.1177/0263775818801957

Responding to ongoing concerns that Michel Foucault’s influential governmentality analytics fail to enable the study of “resistance”, this paper analyses his last two lecture courses on “parrhesia” (risky and courageous speech). While Foucault resist... Read More