Social Science Computer Review

Volume 25, No. 2

Summer, 2007

 

Symposium on Crime Mapping

 

Table of Contents

The Impact of Software on Crime Mapping: An Introduction to a Special Journal Issue of Social Science Computing Review on Crime Mapping / Ronald E. Wilson

 

Geographical Exclusion: Spatial Analysis for Evaluating the Implications of Meagan’s Law / Tony H. Grubesic, Alan T. Murray and Elizabeth Mack

 

Use of “Microecological Technique” to Study Crime Around Substance Abuse Treatment Centers / Susan J. Boyd, Kevin M. Armstrong, Li Juan Fang, Deborah R. Medoff, Lisa B. Dixon and David A. Gorelick

 

Using Geographically Weighted Regression to Explore Local Crime Patterns  / Meagan Cahill and Gordon Mulligan

 

Mapping Crime in Savannah: Social Disadvantage, Land Use, and Violent Crimes Reported to the Police  / Daniel Lockwood.

 

Integrating Distance into Mobility Triangle Typologies  / Elizabeth R. Groff and Thomas McEwen

 

Crime Travel Demand and Bank Robberies: Using CrimeStat III to Model Bank Robbery Trips  / Ned Levine.

 

Software Reviews

 

Spatial Data Analysis of Crime: A Review of CrimeStat III / Cedrick Heraux.

 

Crime Analysis and Mapping with GeoDa  / Michael Leitner.

 

Scanning for Clusters in Space and Time: A Tutorial Review of SaTScan /  Dick Block.

 

Book Reviews

 

GIS and Crime Mapping, by Spencer Chainey and Jerry Ratcliffe / reviewed by John Markovic

 

Geographic Information Systems and Crime Analysis, by Fahui Wang, ed. / reviewed by Keith Harries