GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences: Coding, Mapping, and Modeling (Contemporary Sociological Perspectives)
Tony Grubesic, William Pridemore, Robert Nash Parker, Emily K. Asencio
GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences, Second Edition is a foundational text that provides sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and other social scientists with the methodological logic and techniques for doing spatial analysis in their chosen fields of inquiry. The book provides a wealth of examples as to why these techniques are worth doing, over and above conventional statistical techniques using STATA, R, SPSS or other statistical packages. This new edition will offer a wealth of screenshots from the open source software, QGIS, to give students step-by-step instruction along with an extensive companion website with new data sets and instructor support material.