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