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Geodemographics, GIS and Neighbourhood Targeting

Mastering GIS: Technology, Applications & Management
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Geodemographic classification is 'big business' in themarketing and service sector industries, and in public policy therehas also been a resurgence of interest in neighbourhood initiativesand targeting. As an increasing number of professionals realise thepotential of geographic analysis for their business ororganisation, there exists a timely gap in the market for afocussed book on geodemographics and GIS.
Geodemographics: neighbourhood targeting and GIS providesboth an introduction to and overview of the methods, theory andclassification techniques that provide the foundation ofneighbourhood analysis and commercial geodemographic products.Particular focus is given to the presentation and use ofneighbourhood classification in GIS.
* Authored by leading marketing professionals and a prominentacademic, this book presents methods, theory and classificationtechniques in a reader-friendly manner
* Supported by private and public sector case studies andvignettes
* The applied 'how to' sections will specificallyappeal to the intended audience at work in business and serviceplanning
* Includes information on the recent UK and US Census productsand resulting neighbourhood classifications
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List of Case Study Contributors.

Preface.

1. Introducing Geodemographics.

Learning Objectives.

Introduction.

The use of demographics.

A simple application: opening a coffee shop Atlantic City.

Another application: for guiding neighbourhood regeneration funding.

Using geodemographics for retail targeting.

How it works: a short theory of geodemographics.

Case Study: modelling price sensitivity and geodemographic categories in the restaurant market (Martin Callingham).

Case Study: using geodemographics in the public sector Keith Dugmore).

Where next? An overview of the following chapters.

Conclusion.

Summary.

Further Reading.

2. London to Chicago and Back Again! The Origins of Geodemographics.

Learning Objectives.

Introduction.

The life and labours of an early neighbourhood analyst.

From London to Chicago and beyond!

A note on measuring deprivation.

Case Study: Charles Booth - yesterday once more? (Scott Orford).

Conclusion.

Summary.

Further Reading.

3. The Evolution of Geodemographics and the Market Today.

Learning Objectives.

Introduction.

From Census to commerce.

Geodemographics today.

The US Market for Geodemographics (Dave Miller).

The role of market research linkages.

Use of non-census data.

Conclusion.

Summary.

Further Reading.

4. Geodemographics and GIS.

Learning Objectives.

Introduction.

Principles of GIS.

Mapping geodemographic information with GIS.

An interesting pattern?

Confounded by choropleths!

Case Study: Using GIS for neighbourhood analysis and targeting - a commercial perspective (Stewart Berry).

Spatial interaction models.

Conclusion.

Summary

Further Reading.

5. Geodemographic Information Systems and Analysis.

Learning Objectives.

Introduction.

Data collection and input.

Data analysis.

Data visualization and output.

Case Study: Different neighbourhoods, different policing styles (Tom Williamson).

Conclusion.

Summary.

Further Reading.

6. How Geodemographic Classification are Built.

Learning Objectives.

Introduction.

Data input - sources of data for neighbourhood classification.

Preparing the data for classification.

Evaluation of input variables.

Selecting weights.

Clustering.

Optimization process and manual intervention.

Forming a cluster hierarchy.

Labels, portraits and visualization tools.

A worked example of clustering.

Conclusion.

Summary.

Further Reading.

7. Geodemographics Around the World.

Learning Objectives.

Introduction.

The internalisation of geodemographics.

Case Study: a brief comparison of selected censuses from across the world (Peter Furness).

Census data sources - some differences in what is asked and where.

Differences in the availability of non census data sources.

Variations in the detail of the postal delivery system.

International geographies of neighbourhood.

Conclusion.

Summary.

Further Reading.

8. 'But Does it Work? ' Geodemographics in the Dock.

Learning Objectives.

Introduction.

The case for the prosecution.

The case for the defence.

Validating geodemographics - the Luton Case Study (Barry Leventhal).

Conclusion.

Summary.

Further Reading.

9. New Data, New Approaches: from Geodemographics to Geolifestyles.

Learning Objectives.

Introduction.

Case Study: Lifestyles analysis and new approaches (Gordon Farquharson).

Using GIS to map lifestyle data.

Looking for 'hot spots'.

From revelation to explanation.

Data handling issues.

Conclusion.

Summary.

Further Reading.

10. Postscript: There are three Is in geodemographics!

References.

Index.

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Autor: Richard Harris
ISBN-13 :: 9780470864159
ISBN: 047086415X
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
Seiten: 328
Sprache: Englisch
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