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Journal overview

Planning Perspectives welcomes papers that increase understanding of the institutions, documents, processes, practices and practitioners that have shaped the historical development of urban and regional planning. It features original research in manuscripts of up to 10,000 words. Papers of a comparative or thematic nature are welcomed. No historical period is excluded.

The journal is affiliated to the International Planning History Society (IPHS), the interdisciplinary network for planning historians worldwide. In order to raise awareness of current work in the field, IPHS has its own section in the journal, peer-reviewed on the same basis as regular papers but with shorter contributions of no more than 4,000 words. The section editor welcomes manuscripts on research in progress and historiographical essays, as well as personal reminiscences, accounts of archival sources or datasets, reports of conferences, symposia and seminars and announcements of relevance to IPHS members.

Peer Review Statement

All articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and double anonymized refereeing by at least two referees.

Authors can choose to publish gold open access in this journal.

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