Geography, Planning and Development Journals

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Happy New Year to all our readers, authors, editors and reviewers!  Wishing you a successful and enjoyable 2018.  This year will see continued exciting developments and many excellent publications across our journals, and we hope that we will be able to engage with many of you around the world at conferences and events aimed at our community.  First, we'll be at AAG in New Orleans in April - do come and meet us at the Elsevier stand in the exhibit hall if you can!  There will be events, information, advice, and the chance to chat to editors and publishers in one place.  Hope to see you there - or on another occasion in 2018!  In the meantime, please follow us on Twitter for all the latest news (@ElsGeogPlan).

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Most-downloaded articles and articles in the news from Elsevier’s urban studies journals

Articles made freely available until May 31, 2017

An introduction to World Development Perspectives from the Editor, Ashwini Chhatre

Read more about the new sister journal to World Development

Read Trump articles from the Special Issue “Banal Nationalism 20 years on”

From  Political Geography

Open Access Options

Elsevier geography, planning and development journals offer you a choice in how you wish to disseminate your research - either by publishing it as a subscription article or as an open access article. To find out more about open access options, visit our open access webpage.

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