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Ordering the world through maps and figures: Critical approaches to metrology

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Noucher, Matthieu
Arnauld de Sartre, Xavier
Published in EspacesTemps.net. 2019
Abstract When the construction of a political space demands shared systems of measurement ensuring that everything is made comparable, coding categories and procedures are brought into place. Attributing singular cases to measurable categories was for a long time a prerogative of the State, but new systems of metrology are now broadening the range of players. With this issue, we aim to start deconstructing these metrology systems, both old and new, to prompt different readings of the rhetoric behind them. By focusing on the social and political dimensions, the aim is to understand how metrology operates when knowledge means power
Keywords MetrologySpacePower-knowledgeCritical cartographyPolitical ecology
Note Version anglais de : 10.26151/espacestemps.net-ny99-7659 (la version FR a un DOI, mais pas la version anglaise)
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NOUCHER, Matthieu, HIRT, Irène, ARNAULD DE SARTRE, Xavier. Ordering the world through maps and figures: Critical approaches to metrology. In: EspacesTemps.net, 2019. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:116518

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