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Find out more about the Urban Studies Chinese translation project, Environment and Planning’s new subtitle and aims and scope and this best paper winner from Progress in Human Geography. We have selected 10 of our top read papers for you to read for free and included SAGE’s RGS-IBG conference highlights.

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SAGE Geography News

New at SAGE

  Nature and Space  

Environment and Planning E: Environment and Space

Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space is a new journal, launching in 2018. This coincides with the relaunch of EPA as Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space which will focus primarily on heterodox economics, political economy, and urban and regional studies. 

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 Environmental Health Insights
    

Environmental Health Insights

New at SAGE! Environmental Health Insights is a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal which looks at how environmental factors affect the health of individuals and societies.

Submit your research today! 

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Air Soil and Water Research  

Air, Soil and Water Research 

New at SAGE! Air, Soil and Water Research is an international, peer reviewed, open access journal focusing on research pertaining to soil, air and water, both individually and their interactions with each other and other components of the environment. The journal seeks to report on properties, including physical, chemical, biochemical and biological, and also analysis, microbiology, chemicals and pollution, consequences for plants and crops, soil hydrology, changes and consequences of change, social issues, and other considerations.

Check out the latest articles and submit your research today! 

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RGS Highlights

SAGE will be attending the RGS-IGB Conference in at the Royal Geographic Society in London 29th August – 1st September. Urban Studies will be launching their new web platform Urban Studies Online – find out more about this and sign up at the SAGE stand.

The following lectures are hosted by our journals:

Session: Meet the Editors

Date: Wednesday 30th August

Session: Flat Out! Decolonising (dance in) Birmingham at a time of austerity

Speaker: Pat Noxolo

Date: Wednesday 30th August

Session: The ideological alignment of smart urbanism in Singapore: critical reflections on a political paradox

Speaker: Lily Kong

Date: Wednesday 30th August

Session: Spatial trauma: violence, place and recovery

Speaker: Rachel Pain

Date: Thursday 31st August

Session: The Whereabouts of Climate Politics: navigating climate’s human geographies

Speakers: Harriet Bulkeley, Robyn Dowling, Andrew Jones, Heather Lovell and Matthew Paterson

Date: Thursday 31st August

 

Journal Special Issues & Article Collections

European Urban and Regional Studies    

Ray Hudson Special Collection

European Urban and Regional Studies is pleased to publish this collection to mark Ray Hudson’s fundamental and important contributions to the establishment of a European urban and regional political economy that has shaped the activity of this journal since its foundation over 20 years ago.

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  Environmental Health Insights

Introductory Editorial: Ecosystem Services and Environmental Health

This special issue of the Environmental Heath Insights will draw seek draw on new, empirical research which examines the nexus between ecosystem services and environmental health in the context of a rapidly changing world.

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Tourism and Hospitality Research

Cross-cultural issues in tourism and hospitality

This special issue of Tourism and Hospitality Research is a response to the significance of culture at the heart of tourism. Seven papers demonstrate the interest and relevance of cross-cultural encounters.

See the full issue to learn more.

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Journal News

Environment and Urbanization   

Environment and Urbanization

The latest issue from Environment and Urbanization focuses on ‘Understanding the Full Spectrum of Risk in Urban Areas.’

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Progress in Human Geography   

 Progress in Human Geography

The PiHG annual essay prize is intended to encourage and highlight high-quality published work in human geography from early career scholars. The editors are pleased to announce the winner of this year’s best paper competition - Kirby Calvert of Guelph University (Canada) is the seventh winner of the PiHG Best Paper Prize with his paper ‘From ‘energy geography’ to ‘energy geographies’: Perspectives on a fertile academic borderland’.

read the winning paper

 

Urban Studies   

Urban Studies Best Paper Prize

The Urban Studies Best Article is awarded by the editors to the author(s) of what they consider to be the most innovative and agenda-setting article published in a given year. From a longlist of 20 articles, five articles were shortlisted by the editors from those published in print copy in 2016. Professor Michael Storper, London School of Economics, and Professor Allen Scott, University of California at Los Angeles, are the winners of the Urban Studies Best Article 2016 for their article, ‘Current debates in urban theory: A critical assessment’.

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Tourist Studies     

Tourist Studies Impact Factor

Tourist Studies now has an Impact Factor of 1.147. The journal provides a platform for the development of critical perspectives on the nature of tourism as a social phenomenon and welcomes multi-disciplinary submissions.

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Recommended Articles

 

The Holocene

Relative sea-level trends in new York City during the past 1500 years by Andrew C Kemp, Troy D Hill, Christopher H Vane, Niamh Cahill, Philip M Orton, Stefan A Talke, Andrew C Parnell, Kelsey Sanborn and Ellen K Hartig

Local Economy: The Journal of the Local Economy Policy Unit

Relational knowledge leadership and local economic development by Lummina Horlings, Chris Collinge and John Gibney

 

 

 

 

 

Open Access

       Open Access    

Check out our latest open access Insights titles!

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Environmental Health Insights

Environmental Health Insights

What are the effects of environmental pollutants on human disease? Check out this open access article to find out more!

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International Journal of Insect Science     

International Journal of Insect Science

With a broad international focus, the International Journal of Insect Science explores the ever expanding and conomically important field of entomological research- including plant-insect interactions and relationships with the environment, invasion biology, ecology and evolution.

View their recently published articles, or submit your research to one of their Special Collections today!

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Theory Culture & Society    

Tropical Conservation Science

The main objective of Tropical Conservation Science (TCS) is to bring to light research related to conservation of tropical forests and other tropical ecosystems. TCS seeks papers that investigate conservation problems involving the social, economic, sociopolitical, industrial and other drivers of tropical ecosystem loss and degradation.  

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Calls for Papers

International Journal of Insect Science     

International Journal of Insect Science Open Special Collection on “Impact of Climate Change in Plant-Insect Interactions

Editor-in-Chief Dr. Paul-André Calatayud welcomes new manuscripts on the impacts of climate change in plant-insect interactions. Use promo code IJIS-1 during the second step of the submission process.

Submissions to this Special Collection currently have a reduced APC for a limited time.

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