Why Social Work Needs Mapping

By Hillier, Amy, University of Pennsylvania

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Publication:
2007
Type:
Article
Journal
Journal of Social Work Education
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Volume
43
Issue
2
Pages
205-221
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

Relative to other fields, social work has been slow to adopt geographic information systems (GIS) as a tool for research and practice. This paper argues that GIS can benefit social work by: (1) continuing and strengthening the social survey tradition; (2)