New e-book: GIS in the Social Sciences

socsciESRI has published a new e-book in its “GIS Best Practices” series of case studies.  “GIS Best Practices: Social Sciences” features the following stories:

  • Social Sciences: Interest in GIS Grows
  • Pinpointing the Languages of the World with GIS
  • Spatial Analysis Optimizes Malaria Prevention Measures
  • Preserving the World’s Dying Languages with GIS
  • Spatial Patterns of Disease Inspire New Ideas on Possible Causes
  • What Historians Want from GIS
  • Bringing Foster Care Management into the 21st Century with GIS
  • Archaeology, Genealogy, and GIS Meet at Columbia Cemetery
  • Ghana Project Leverages GIS-Based Title Registration and Microfinance to Alleviate Poverty
  • Mapping Hunger with GIS