NEW TO THIS EDITION: New material on making and using maps as a method of displaying and collecting data is included. Updated material that deals with a wider range of straightforward spatial models, including those which combine time and spatial dependence has been incorporated. All of the literature and examples have been updated. Code is now hosted on the author created online repository, along with data and other materials. KEY FEATURES: This book assumes no prior knowledge and is geared toward social science readers, unlike other volumes on this topic. The text illustrates concepts using well known international, comparative, and national examples of spatial regression analysis. Each example is presented alongside relevant data and code, which is also available on an online repository maintained by the authors.