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Spatially Integrated Social Science

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ISBN-10: 0195152700

ISBN-13: 9780195152708

Edition: 2003

Authors: Michael F. Goodchild, Donald G. Janelle

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Spatial analysis assists theoretical understanding and empirical testing in the social sciences, and rapidly expanding applications of geographic information technologies have advanced the spatial data-gathering needed for spatial analysis and model making. This much-needed volume covers outstanding examples of spatial thinking in the social sciences, with each chapter showing some aspect of how certain social processes can be understood by analyzing their spatial context. The audience for this work is as trans-disciplinary as its authorship because it contains approaches and methodologies useful to geography, anthropology, history, political science, economics, criminology, sociology, and…    
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Book details

List price: $150.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/15/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 9.29" wide x 6.30" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Donald G. Janelle is former Program Director of the Center for Spatial Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he is now Research Emeritus; he is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Western Ontario.

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
Introduction
Thinking Spatially in the Social Sciences
References
Spatial Analysis at Individual and Household Levels
Current Methods and Future Directions
References
A Time-Geographic Approach
References
From Individual Residential Choice to Urban Residential Dynamics
Notes
References
Implications for the Practice of Micro-Scale Spatial Modeling
References
Neighborhood-Level Analysis
Group Concentration and Spatial Clustering
References
Spatial Analyses of Homicide with Areal Data
Notes
References
Spatial (Dis)Advantage and Homicide in Chicago Neighborhoods
Acknowledgment
Notes
References
Measuring Spatial Diffusion of Shots Fired Activity across City Neighborhoods
Notes
References
The Spatial Structure of Urban Political Discussion Networks
Notes
References
Region-Level Analysis
Spatial Patterns of S�o Paulo in the 1990s
References
Tying Concepts to Measures
Notes
References
Updating Spatial Perspectives and Analytical Frameworks in Urban Research
Notes
References
Spatial Analysis of Regional
Notes
References
Shaping Policy Decisions with Spatial Analysis
References
Geographical Approaches for Reconstructing Past Human Behavior from Prehistoric Roadways
References
Multi-Scale Spatial Perspectives
Establishing Connections in the First Millennium BC
References
Spatial Perspectives in Public Health
References
The Role of Spatial Analysis in Demographic Research
References
Spatial Interaction Models of International Telecommunication Flows
References
A Cellular Automata Based Integrated Spatial Decision Support System
References
Epilogue: Spatial Analysis in Retrospect and Prospect
References
Index