Howell, Frank M.

Recapturing Space: New Middle-Range Theory in Spatial Demography

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Table of contents

1. Recapturing Spatial Approaches to Social Science Problems
Frank M. Howell, Jeremy R. Porter, Stephen A. Matthews

Part I. Theory, Concepts, and Measures

2. Challenges of Spatial Thinking
John R. Logan

3. Extending the Boundaries of Place
Carlos Siordia, Stephen A. Matthews

4. Using Place-and Person-Based Interventions to Measure Neighborhood Effects
Noli Brazil

5. From Aspatial to Spatial, from Global to Local and Individual: Are We on the Right Track to Spatialize Segregation Measures?
David W. Wong

6. Demography Is an Inherently Spatial Science
John R. Weeks

Part II. Research Practice in Spatial Demography

7. Modeling ‘Dependence of Relevant Alternatives’ in Consumer Choice: A Synthesis from Disparate Literatures
Lee Rivers Mobley, Gloria J. Bazzoli

8. Bringing Together Spatial Demography and Political Science: Reexamining the Big Sort
David Darmofal, Ryan Strickler

Part III. Middle Range Theory in Application

9. Demography and Democracy: Exploring the Linkage Between Age and Voter Turnout in Italy with Geospatial Analysis
Michael Shin, John Agnew

10. A Spatial Decomposition of County Population Growth in the United States: Population Redistribution in the Rural-to-Urban Continuum, 1980–2010
Jeremy R. Porter, Frank M. Howell

11. Socio-spatial Holes in the Advocacy Umbrella: The Spatial Diffusion of Risk and Network Response Among Environmental Organizations in the Marcellus Hydro-fracturing Region
Michael D. Irwin, Erin C. Pischke

12. American Civic Community Over Space and Time
Charles M. Tolbert, F. Carson Mencken, Troy C. Blanchard, Jing Li

13. Revisiting the Rural Paradox in US Counties with Spatial Durbin Modeling
Tse-Chuan Yang, Aggie J. Noah, Carla Shoff

14. Race, Place, and Space: Ecosocial Theory and Spatiotemporal Patterns of Pregnancy Outcomes
Michael R. Kramer

15. Using Nighttime Lights Data as a Proxy in Social Scientific Research
Xi Chen

16. Human Migration and Spatial Synchrony: Spatial Patterns in Temporal Trends
Daniel M. Parker

Part IV. Instruction in Spatial Demography and Concluding Remarks

17. Instruction in Spatial Demography
Stephen A. Matthews

18. Concluding Remarks: Developing Spatial Demography
Frank M. Howell, Jeremy R. Porter, Stephen A. Matthews

Keywords: Social Sciences, Demography, Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning, Human Geography

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
Spatial Demography Book Series
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