“The current pressures on Phnom Penh’s urban environment caused by neoliberalism and the rise of China as a global and economic political actor create an environment of dispossession and displacement for the urban poor where land title is not sufficient to guarantee tenure security.”- Johanna Brugman on her article 'Uncovering the individual/collective divide in planning responses to informal settlements as a structural cause of tenure insecurity in Phnom Penh, Cambodia', the latest Featured Article from IDPR. Available to read for free via Open Access.
New to the blog: “Given that development research is almost exclusively focused on countries in the so-called global South and on Southern issues of inequity as lived by bodies racialised as Black and Brown, the treatment of people who we call ‘southern researchers’ is particularly noteworthy and egregious”- Kamna Patel and Ala’a Shehabi on their article 'The value of development researchers: structural racism, universities and UK Overseas Development Assistance (ODA)', the latest Featured Article from IDPR, available #FreetoRead.
New to the blog: “This paper is borne out of my simultaneous fascination and frustration with the Sustainable Development Goals”- Stephanie Butcher on her article 'Urban equality and the SDGs', the latest Featured Article from IDPR, available #FreetoRead.
Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce that it is offering (in partnership with Jisc for UK customers) a ‘subscribe to open’ transformative OA agreement for 2022 for the world’s oldest urban planning journal, Town Planning Review (TPR), and its sibling International Development Planning Review (IDPR).
The editors of International Development Planning Review (IDPR) have selected the following paper as the Featured Article in IDPR 43.3. This paper will be free to access for a limited time: 'Towards a comparative research agenda on in situ urbanisation and rural governance transformation' by Donald Brown When asked to describe the paper and highlight its … Continue reading