International Development Planning Review

International Development Planning Review

LUP Open Planning

International Development Planning Review is a peer-reviewed journal which provides an interdisciplinary platform for the critical study of development related practices, planning and policy in the global South. The journal publishes theoretically informed and empirically grounded papers, critical reviews, and viewpoints. 

Content from International Development Planning Review is included in the ScienceOpen LUP Planning and Development Super Collection. Click here to find out more about LUP's partnership with ScienceOpen.  

Papers appearing in this journal are abstracted or indexed in: 
  • Cabell's Whitelist
  • Current Contents/Social and Behavioural Sciences (USA)
  • Development and Welfare (India)
  • Geo Abstracts (UK)
  • International Bibliography of Book Reviews (Germany)
  • International Bibliography of Periodical Literature (Germany)
  • International Development Abstracts (UK)
  • International Regional Science Review (USA)
  • Sage Public Administration Abstracts (USA)
  • Sage Urban Studies Abstracts (USA)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (USA)
  • Sociological Abstracts (USA)
  • Sustainability and Natural Resource Management database (USA)

International Development Planning Review's impact factor was 2.071 in 2021.
International Development Planning Review had a CiteScore of 2.7 in 2021.

Code of Conduct
LUP is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards. We therefore ask that all contributors and reviewers adhere to the COPE Core Practices. More info can be found on the COPE website.

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

There are currently no Calls for Papers for International Development Planning Review.

Daniel Hammett, University of Sheffield
Glyn Williams, University of Sheffield 

Viewpoint Editor:
Jessica Hope, University of St Andrews 

Editorial Assistant: 
Bertie Dockerill, University of Manchester

Editorial Board:
Vanesa Castan Broto, University of Sheffield
Sarah Charlton, University of Witwatersand, South Africa
Amrita Daniere, University of Toronto/University of Toronto Mississauga
Katherine V Gough, University of Loughborough
Michael Leaf, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada
Ilda Lindell, Stockholm University
Darshini Mahadevia, Ahmedabad University
Giles Mohan, Open University
George Owusu, University of Ghana
Christian Rogerson, University of Johannesburg
David Simon Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL)/Mistra Urban Futures
John Sturzaker, University of Hertfordshire
Lorraine van Blerk, University of Dundee
Mark Wang, University of Melbourne
Katie Willis, Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL)
Jung Won Son, UCL
Peng Jun Zhao, Peking University
Annelies Zoomers, University of Utrecht

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