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Issue Mapping Readings & Materials

Borra, E. & B. Rieder (2014) Programmed Method: Developing a Toolset for Capturing and Analyzing Tweets. Aslib Journal of Information Management, 66(3), 262-278.

Borra, E., Weltevrede, E., Ciuccarelli, P., Kaltenbrunner, A., Laniado, D., Magni, G.. & Venturini, T. (2014, August). Contropedia: Mapping Societal Controversies with Wikipedia Contropedia-the analysis and visualization of controversies in Wikipedia articles. In Proceedings of The International Symposium on Open Collaboration (p. 34). ACM.

Burgess, J., Galloway, A. and T. Sauter (2015) Hashtag as Hybrid Forum. In: Hashtag Publics, N. Ranbukkana (eds), London and New York: Peter Lang

Marres, N. (2015) Why Map Issues? On Controversy Analysis as a Digital Method. Science, Technology & Human Values, 0162243915574602.

Marres, N. & D. Moats (2015) Mapping Controversies with Social Media: The Case for Symmetry. Social Media + Society July-December 2015 vol. 1 no. 2 2056305115604176

Marres, N. & C. Gerlitz (2014).Interface Methods: Renegotiating Relations Between Digital Research, STS and Sociology. Sociological Review.

Munk, A. (2014) Mapping Wind Energy Controversies

Rogers, R., N. Sanchez-Querubin & A. Kil (2015) Issue Mapping for an Aging Europe, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Related Platforms and Projects

Burgess, J., A. Bruns et al. Mapping Online Publics

Benkler, Y. (2012) 'Truthiness and the Networked Public Sphere', Symposium on Truthiness in Digital Media, Berkman Centre for Internet and Society, Harvard University, March 6-7.

Demoscience Teaching and research resource on Mapping Controversies

Density Design: Controversy Analysis and Visualisation

Govcom.org (2005) 'The Places of Issues. Issue Crawler backend movie', Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy, Exhibition, ZKM Center for Arts and Media, Karlsruhe

Latour, B. et al Mapping Controversies

Risk Cartography: Internet based Argumentation Maps (Munich Institute for Social and Sustainability Research)

The Tactical Technology Collective

Other Literature on Online Issue Mapping

Gerlitz, C. and A. Helmond, 'The Like economy. Social buttons and the data-intensive web', New Media & Society, forthcoming.

Marres, N. and E. Weltevrede (2012) 'Scraping the Social? Issues in Real-time Research', submitted to the Journal of Cultural Economy.

Marres, N, and R. Rogers (2008) 'Subsuming the Ground: How local realities of the Ferghana Valley, the Narmada Dams, and the BTC pipeline are put to use on the Web', Economy and Society 37 (2): 251-281.

Marres, N. and R. Rogers (2005) 'Recipe for tracing the fate of issues and their publics on the Web', In B. Latour and P. Weibel (Eds.) Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy (Karlsruhe/Cambridge (Mass.): ZKM/MIT Press).

Marres, N. (2004) 'Tracing the trajectories of issues and their democratic deficits on the Web: The case of the Development Gateway and its doubles', In: M. Berg, O. Hanseth and M. Aanestad (Eds.). Special issue on Actor-network Theory and Information Systems,Information, Technology and People 17 (2): 124-149.

Marres, N and R. Rogers (2001) 'Depluralising the Web and Repluralising Public Debate: The Case of the GM Food Debate on the Web', Prefered Placement: Knowledge Politics on the Web (R. Rogers (Ed.)), Maastricht: Jan van Eyck Academie.

Niederer, S., & van Dijck, J. (2010) 'Wisdom of the crowd or technicity of content? Wikipedia as a sociotechnical system,' New Media & Society 12(8), 1368 -1387.

Rogers, R. and Marres. N. (2001) 'Landscaping Climate Change: A Mapping Technique for Understanding Science and Technology Debates on the World Wide Web', Public Understanding of Science 9 (141): 141-163.

Rogers, R. and A. Ben-David (2010), 'Coming to Terms: A conflict analysis of the usage, in official and unofficial sources, of 'security fence,' 'apartheid wall,' and other terms for the structure between Israel and the Palestinian Territories', Media, Conflict & War 2 (3): 202-229.

Rogers, R. (2010) 'Mapping Public Web Space with the Issuecrawler', in: Claire Brossard and Bernard Reber (eds.), Digital Cognitive Technologies: Epistemology and Knowledge Society. London: Wiley, 115-126

Thelwall, M., Thelwall, S. & Fairclough, R. (2006). Automated Web Issue Analysis: A nurse prescribing case study. Information Processing & Management, 42(6), 1471-1483.

Venturini, T. (2010) 'Building on Faults: how to represent controversies with digital methods', Public Understanding of Science.

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).
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