Articles | Volume 70, issue 4
Geogr. Helv., 70, 285–293, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-70-285-2015

Special issue: Power and space in the drone age

Geogr. Helv., 70, 285–293, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-70-285-2015

Standard article 08 Oct 2015

Standard article | 08 Oct 2015

Power and space in the drone age: a literature review and politico-geographical research agenda

F. Klauser and S. Pedrozo

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The paper outlines a politico-geographical research agenda for the investigation of the making, functioning and implications of drone systems. Such an agenda, it is claimed, could afford deepened insight into the driving forces that are behind current drone developments, would show how drones work in different institutional contexts, and could highlight how drones impact on the envisioned reality.