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International Development Planning Review provides an interdisciplinary platform for the critical study of development related practices, planning and policy in the global South.

 

As a leading urban planning and regional planning journal, Town Planning Review provides a principal forum for communication between researchers and students, policy analysts and practitioners. It publishes a diversity of research approaches, welcoming full-length papers and review articles contributing to the advancement of town and regional planning research in highly developed economies and in emerging industrial states

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Liverpool University Press Planning and Development

 

This collection includes content from the two LUP Planning journals:

 

International Development Planning Review 

 

is a peer-reviewed journal which provides an interdisciplinary platform for the critical study of development related practices, planning and policy in the global South.

IDPR publishes theoretically informed and empirically grounded papers, critical reviews, and viewpoints.

Submissions are welcomed across a broad range of topics including but not limited to: demographic change and urbanization, shelter and infrastructure provision, livelihoods and economic activities, transport and communication networks, governance and civil society, urban and rural development policy and planning, and sustainability and environmental change.

Contributions should be original and should not have been previously published in any form, including all forms of electronic publication. Contributors are required to assign copyright to Liverpool University Press, and not to publish accepted articles or book reviews on web pages before they appear in IDPR.

(Prior to Volume 24 (2002), this title was published as Third World Planning Review)

 

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Town Planning Review

 

As a leading urban planning and regional planning journal, TPR provides a principal forum for communication between researchers and students, policy analysts and practitioners. It publishes a diversity of research approaches, welcoming full-length papers and review articles contributing to the advancement of town and regional planning research in highly developed economies and in emerging industrial states, particularly those relating to the areas of:

  • spatial planning
  • regional development and analysis
  • urban regeneration and renewal
  • local and regional economic development
  • community planning and participation
  • social cohesion and spatial inequalities
  • housing area planning and development
  • urban design and conservation
  • environmental planning and sustainable development
  • transport and infrastructure planning
  • rural planning and development
  • governance and institutions
 
Other features

Among TPR’s other features, the widely welcomed ‘Viewpoint’ gives the opportunity for a short personal view to be expressed on a current planning research topic, while the ‘Commentary’ section gives a platform for longer pieces of a similar kind. Other regular features include ‘Policy & Practice’ discussions, ‘Conference Reports’ and ‘Book Reviews’. The editors welcome suggestions for each of these features. If you are interested in reviewing a book for TPR please contact the book reviews editor, John Sturzaker.

 
Town Planning Review Special Issues

The editors also welcome suggestions for guest-edited thematic issues comprising appropriately refereed and edited papers on a particular subject and which may be drawn from conference tracks, roundtables and workshops or may be specially commissioned.

 

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