Geography, Planning and Development

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    Welcome to the Geography, Planning and Development area of Elsevier. Elsevier publishes high-quality journals across the fields of Geography, Planning and Development. By delivering first class information and innovative tools, we continue to refine our portfolio to serve the research need of educators, researchers and students worldwide.

    We are proud to play an integral part within the geography community and to participate in the advancement of this field. All our journals are available online via ScienceDirect, www.sciencedirect.com, the essential information resource for over 14 million scientists worldwide.

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  • Latest Impact Factors

    Each year, the quality of papers published in our Geography, Planning and Development journals is secured by the contribution of all our outstanding authors, reviewers and editors.

    We invite you to explore the Impact Factors* of our journals in your areas.

    * Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters, 2014

  • 2014 conferences: update from the Geography, Planning and Development Publisher

    I will be attending three more conferences this year, so I invite you to get in touch if you'll be at any of these – I'm always delighted to meet authors, young geography/ planning academics and students, journal editors, board members, or anyone else interested in publishing!  You can find me at:

    • The Landscape and Urban Planning symposium in Chongqing, China, 17-18 October
    • ACSP, Philadelphia, USA, 30 October – 2 November
    • The Southeast Asian Geography Association's (SEAGA) conference, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 25-28 November

    Follow me on Twitter for updates and contact details: @GPD_Publisher.

    Hope to see you there!

     

    Kay McArdle
    Publisher – Geography, Planning and Development

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Content Innovation

Interactive 3D Models
You can now incorporate interactive three-dimensional (3D) models in OBJ, PLY and U3D formats within online articles in the following journals:

Computers, Environment and Urban Systems
Applied Geography
Landscape and Urban Planning
Cities
City, Culture and Society

More details can be found on our webpages for OBJ and PLY models and U3D models or on the individual Journal Homepages.

AudioSlides
Authors are now able to publish a set of AudioSlides alongside their published article to provide additional insights for readers. For more information visit our AudioSlides page.

Special Issues

Chinese Cities in a Globalizing Context
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 00:00 GMT
Cities, Volume 41, Part B, pages 155-220 (Publication: December 2014)
Edited by Lin Ye, Hank V. Savitch, Jill Simone Gross

Marine Governance of European Seas
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 00:00 GMT
Marine Policy, Volume 50, Part B, pages 323-382 (Publication: December 2014)
Edited by Jesper Raakjaer, Jan van Tatenhove

Forests, Livelihoods, and Conservation
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 00:00 GMT
World Development, Volume 64, Supplement 1, (Publication: December 2014)
Edited by Sven Wunder, Arild Angelsen, Brian Belcher

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Neoliberal nature and the nature of neoliberalism
Author(s):McCarthy, J. | Prudham, S.
Publication year: 2004
Journal / Book title: Geoforum

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Author(s):Beaverstock, J.V. | Smith, R.G. | Taylor, P.J.
Publication year: 1999
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Open Access

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