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Through examinations of case-studies in Cambodia and Indonesia, they examine a set of wider ethical and social questions regarding the uptake of spatial information technologies and related ‘ironic’ effects. The chapter looks at how the incorporation of these tools can inadvertently bound ‘ways of knowing’, such as ways of viewing property rights. Therefore, these actions entrench particular values and socio-ethical constructs for both the subjects and objects under study. The authors point out that these context- and scalar-dependent processes can generate conflicting effects, and the chapter draws on three inter-related dimensions where such effects raise ethical concerns.
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