Publications

  1. Alvarez León, L.F. (2016). Review of Society & the Internet. Mark Graham and William H. Dutton (eds.). Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design. (forthcoming)

  2. Alvarez León, L.F. (2016). Architectures of the Information Age. Journal of Cultural Economy.

  3. Alvarez León, L.F. (2016). Property Regimes and the Commodification of Geographic Information: an Examination of Google Street View. In Leszczynski, A. & Crampton, J. (Eds.). Spatial Big Data and Everyday Life [Special issue]. Big Data & Society 3 (2).

  4. Ashraf, C. & Alvarez León, L.F. (2016). The Logics and Territorialities of Geoblocking. In Lobato, R. & Meese, J. (Eds.), Geoblocking and Global Video Culture. Amsterdam: Institute of Networked Cultures.Link to the complete book here.

  5. Alvarez León, L.F. (2015). The Digital Economy and Variegated Capitalism. Canadian Journal of Communication, 40(4).
    *Winner of the 2015 UCLA Geography Student Publication Award

    Link to journal here


  6. Alvarez León, L.F. Copyright. (2015). In Wherry, F. (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.


  7. Alvarez León, L.F. Fair Use. (2015). In Wherry, F. (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.


  8. León-Manríquez, J. L., & Alvarez, L.F. (2014). Mao’s steps in Monroe’s backyard: towards a United States-China hegemonic struggle in Latin America? Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional, 57 (special edition), 9-27.

    Link to journal here.


Under Review

  1. Alvarez León, L.F. (2016). Intellectual Property Regimes and the Spatial Constitution of Digital Geographic Information Markets. In Alvarez León, L.F., Christophers, B., and Yu, L. (Eds.), The Spatial Constitution of Markets [Special Issue]. Economic Geography. Revise and Resubmit.

  2. Alvarez León, L.F., Christophers, B., and Yu, L. (Eds.), (2016). The Spatial Constitution of Markets [Special Issue]. Economic Geography.


  3. Alvarez León, L.F. and Gleason, C.J. (2016). Production, Property and the Construction of Remote Sensing Data. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. Revise and Resubmit.


  4. León-Manríquez, J.L. and Alvarez León, L.F. (2016). The geography of Mexico’s integration in the Pacific and the long shadow of NAFTA. In Kochi, S. & De Lombaerde, P. (Eds.), Volume on regionalism in Asia Pacific and Latin America. United Nations University Series on Regionalism. Heidelberg: Springer.


  5. Alvarez León, L.F.(2016). The Political Economy of Spatial Data Infrastructures. In Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI), Standards, Open Data and Open Source Software [Special Issue]. The International Journal of Cartography.


In Preparation

  1. Alvarez León, L.F. (2016). Interoperability and the EU Digital Single Market: a geographic information perspective. To be submitted to Geoforum.

  2. Alvarez León, L.F. (2016). The technological singularity and the political economic imaginaries of automation. Presented at the First International Conference on Anticipation. UNESCO & University of Trento, Italy. 5-7 Nov. 2015. Invited submission to European Journal of Futures Research.


  3. Alvarez León, L.F. (2016). Information and Territoriality. To be submitted to Political Geography.