Town Planning Review

Thoughts on Anglo-American hegemony in planning scholarship: Do we read each other's work?

Town Planning Review (2007), 78, (5), 545–572.

Abstract

The national affiliations of authors in 25 English-language planning journals over a recent five-year period are examined in order to assess the degree of internationalization in the scholarship published.While the English-language planning literature is substantially multinational when taken as a whole, non-anglophone scholarship is under-represented, and journals in certain countries are highly insular.Internationally diverse editorial boards are highly correlated with internationally diverse authorship. Journal Impact Factors are not related to extent of international authorship. Implications for growth of planning knowledge are explored, and suggestions are made for enhancing cross-regional and cross-language movement of planning knowledge.

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