The purpose of this special issue is to highlight the myriad of applications of geographic information systems within the social sciences. As access to geospatial technologies continues to increase, we are seeing new forms of research that highlight how different approaches to spatial analysis can answer complex questions on topics ranging from contemporary urban policy to ancient civilizations.
Cortes-Rincon, Marisol, and Nicholas Perdue. 2019. "Introduction." Humboldt Journal of Social Relations 1 (41): 4-5.