GIS for Decision Support and Public Policy Making
"Government officials face big fiscal challenges and are often trying to provide high-quality public services on limited budgets. GIS can help that process, streamlining operations and identifying money-saving solutions to common problems. Topics range from how to use GIS for making budget-related decisions and allocating resources, to supporting policies and identifying trends. Some 27 examples of how governments successfully used GIS information to analyze and map data makes for an outstanding college-level geography and political science reference."
—The Midwest Book Review, November 2009