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Journal of Planning Education and Research

Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Published in Association with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning

2013 Impact Factor: 1.383
2013 Ranking: 19/55 in Planning & Development | 12/38 in Urban Studies
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)


The Highest Percentage Increase in Total Citations in the Field of Social Sciences!
(source: ISI Essential Science Indicators)

SAGE is proud to publish the Journal of Planning Education and Research (JPER) on behalf of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. JPER, a double blind peer-reviewed journal, is a forum for planning educators and scholars (from both academia and practice) to present results from teaching and research that advance the profession and improve planning practice. The journal covers planning theory, planning practice, and planning pedagogy. It also encompasses disciplines drawn upon by planners such as urban geography, welfare economics, interest-group politics, policy analysis, as well as other subjects used in the planning classroom.

Some of the key topics seen in recent articles include:

  • Citizen Participation/Dispute Resolution
  • Methods, Information Systems, Mapping
  • Demographic and Spatial Analysis, Applied GIS
  • Land Use, Zoning, Growth Management, Planning Law
  • Housing and Real Estate
  • Community Development, Neighborhood Planning
  • Transportation, Infrastructure and Capital Facilities
  • Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
  • Health, Education and Social Services
  • Economic Development
  • Design, Historic Preservation, Urban Form
  • Public Administration, Finance, Budgeting
  • Politics and Society
  • Global Context of Urban and Regional Planning
  • International Planning & Development
  • Planning and Urban History
  • Ethics and Professional Concerns

The journal features articles reporting original and current research, new developments in planning pedagogy and instruction, commentary, book reviews, and news and reports from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.

Available: "Manuscript Tips" from a former Editor!

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Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $465.00
Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, Combined Plus Backfile (Current Volume Print & All Online Content) $512.00
Institutional Subscription, E-access $419.00
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Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $605.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $456.00
Individual Subscription, Print Only $141.00

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $125.00
Individual Single Print Issue $46.00
Frequency: Quarterly eISSN: 1552-6577 ISSN: 0739-456X
Months of Distribution: March , June , September , December Current Volume: 35 Current Issue: 2
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