Nelson Higher Education

Higher Education

The SAGE Handbook of GIS and Society, 1st Edition

  • Timothy Nyerges
  • Helen Couclelis
  • Robert McMaster
  • ISBN-10: 141294645X
  • ISBN-13: 9781412946452
  • 0 Pages | Hardcover
  • COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
Request a Copy for Review

Overview

About the Product

The SAGE Handbook of GIS and Society emphasizes the theoretical, methodological, and substantive diversity within GIS and society research. It examines the integrity and intellectual coherence of GIS and society as a field of study, while also looking at resonances with/between key components and other disciplines such as geography, computer science, sociology, cognitive science, criminology, anthropology, health sciences and much more

Table of Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION
Geographic Information Systems and Society - Timothy L. Nyerges, Robert McMaster, and Helen Couclelis
A Twenty Year Research Perspective
PART II GIS AND SOCIETY RESEARCH
SECTION 1 FOUNDATIONS OF GIS AND SOCIETY RESEARCH
Concepts, Principles, Tools, and Challenges in Spatially Integrated Social Science - Donald G. Janelle and Michael F. Goodchild
Geographic Ontologies and Society - Marinos Kavouras and Margarita Kokla
The Social Potential of GIS - Stacy Warren
Critical GIS - Sarah Elwood, Nadine Schuurman, and Matthew W. Wilson
SECTION 2 GIS AND MODERN LIFE 107
Connecting Geospatial Information to Society Through Cyberinfrastructure - Marc P. Armstrong, Timothy L. Nyerges, Shaowen Wang, and Dawn Wright
Environmental Sustainability - Clodoveu A. Davis, Jr., Frederico T. Fonseca, and Gilberto Camara
The Role of Geographic Information Science and Spatial Data Infrastructures in the Integration of People and Nature
GIS and Population Health - Nadine Schuurman and Nathaniel Bell
An Overview
Cogito Ergo Mobilis Sum - Martin Raubal
The Impact of Location-based Services on Our Mobile Lives
SECTION 3 ALTERNATIVE REPRESENTATIONS IN GIS AND SOCIETY RESEARCH
Human-scaled Visualizations and Society - Dimitris Ballas and Danny Dorling
Indigenous Peoples' Issues and Indigenous Uses of GIS - Melinda Laituri
Spatial Modeling of Social Networks - Carter T. Butts and Ryan M. Acton
GIS Designs for Studying Human Activities in a Space-Time Context - Hongbo Yu and Shih-Lung Shaw
SECTION 4 GIS IN ORGANISATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS
Emerging Frameworks in the Information Age - Ian Masser
The Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Phenomenon
Spatial Data Infrastructure for Cadastres - Francis Harvey
Foundations and Challenges
A GIS-based Computer-supported Collaborative Work Flow System in Urban Planning - Anthony G.O. Yeh and Kenneth S.S. Tang
GIS and Emergency Management - Christopher T. Emrich, Susan L. Cutter and Paul J. Weschler
SECTION 5 GIS IN PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Designing Public Participation Geographic Information Systems - Piotr Jankowski
Online Public Participation GIS for Spatial Planning - Richard Kingston
Participatory Approaches in GIS and Society Research - Sarah Elwood
Foundations, Practices, and Future Directions
PPGIS Implementation and the Transformation of US Planning Practice - Laxmi Ramasubramanian
Politics and Power in Participation and GIS Use for Community Decision Making - Rina Ghose
SECTION 6 VALUE, FAIRNESS AND PRIVACY IN A GIS CONTEXT
Geographic Information Value Assessment - Roger Longhorn
Geovisualization of Spatial Equity - Emily Talen
Natural Resource Conflicts, Their Management, and GIS Applications - Peter A. Kwaku Kyem
Legal and Ethical Issues of Using Geospatial Technologies in Society - Daniel Z. Sui
PART III CONCLUSION
GIS and Society Research - Helen Couclelis, Timothy L. Nyerges, and Robert McMaster
Reflections and Emerging Themes