“We Drew What We Imagined”

  title={“We Drew What We Imagined”},
  author={Bj{\o}rn Sletto},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={443 - 476}
  • B. Sletto
  • Published 1 August 2009
  • Sociology
  • Current Anthropology
Participatory mapping has emerged as a dominant paradigm in participatory approaches to international planning, conservation management, and community development in the Global South and is considered a technology with emancipatory potentials for subordinate or marginalized groups. However, the literature on community‐based mapping has been criticized for its dualistic approach to power, culture, and the local and for reifying material and discursive forms of domination operating through… 

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