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Issue Mapping Readings & Materials

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Other Literature on Online Issue Mapping

Social science literature on issue analysis

  • Barry, A. (2005) ‘The anti-political economy’, In A Barry & D Slater (eds), The technological economy (London, Routledge): 84-95.
  • Bloor, D. (1982) ‘Durkheim and Mauss Revisited: Classification and the Sociology of Knowledge’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 13 (4): 267–97.
  • Boltanski, L. (1999) Distant Suffering: Morality, Media and Politics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).
  • Callon, M., Lascoumes, P., and Barthe, Y. (2009) Acting in an Uncertain World. An Essay on Technical Democracy (Cambridge: MIT Press).
  • Chateauraynaud, F. (2009) ‘Public controversies and the Pragmatics of Protest: Toward a Ballistics of collective action’, Working Paper EHESS, Paris. Downs, A. (1972) ‘Up and down with Ecology: the Issue Attention Cycle,’ The Public Interest 28: 38.
  • Hilgartner, S. and Bosk, C. (1988) ‘The Rise and Fall of Social Problems: A Public Arena’s Model’. American Journal of Sociology 94: 53-78.
  • Latour, B. (2005) ‘Introduction to Part 1: Learning to feed off controversies’, In Re-assembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network Theory (Oxford: Oxford University Press): 20-26.
  • Marres, N. (2007) ‘The Issues Deserve More Credit: Pragmatist Contributions to the Study of Public Involvement in Controversy’, Social Studies of Science 37, 5 (2007): 759-780.
  • Yaneva, A. (2012) Mapping Controversies in Architecture (Farnham: Ashgate) Venturini, T. (2010) ‘Diving in magma: how to explore controversies with actor-network theory’, Public Understanding of Science 19 (3): 258-273.
  • Whatmore, S.J. (2009) ‘Mapping knowledge controversies: science, democracy and the redistribution of expertise’, Progress in Human Geography 33(5): 587- 598.
  • Wynne, B. (1996) ‘May the sheep safely graze? A reflexive view of th expert-lay knowledge divide’, In S. Lash, B. Szerszynski and B. Wynne (eds) Risk, Environment and Modernity: Towards a New Ecology (London: Sage).