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Crime Mapping and Spatial Aspects of Crime (2nd Edition)

Crime Mapping and Spatial Aspects of Crime (2nd Edition)
Author: Derek J. Paulsen - Matthew B. Robinson
ISBN 13: 9780205609451
ISBN 10: 205609457
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-07-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 360
List Price: $160.00

Spatial Aspects of Crime: Theory and Practice is the first book specifically designed to teach the theoretical and practical aspects of mapping for criminal justice purposes. First, the book provides a solid understanding of the theoretical and empirical realities of the spatial aspects of crime. Second, the book provides readers with the practical tools necessary to conduct effective crime mapping and spatial analyses of crime. This book covers the most current, state-of-the-art uses for GIS in the criminal justice system, theoretical aspects of the geography of crime and practical instruction, and exercises on how to use GIS to conduct crime mapping and spatial analysis of crime.