Environmental Policy and Governance

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Edited By: Prof Andy Gouldson, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, UK

Impact Factor: 1.345

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 61/104 (Environmental Studies)

Online ISSN: 1756-9338

Associated Title(s): Business Strategy and the Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, Sustainable Development


Call for Papers, Review Articles and Special Issues

The journal is currently inviting submissions of papers and proposals for review articles and special issues.

Paper submissions - The journal invites analyses that are at the forefront of academic debates and that are of practical significance and policy relevance. In particular, papers that draw on, and contribute to the further development of, disciplines such as international relations, politics, law, economics, sociology, management, geography, development studies and science and technology studies are welcome, as are those that integrate the environmental sciences into contemporary debates on policy and governance. It particularly welcomes policy relevant contributions from the field of ecological economics. All papers will be double-blind refereed to the highest standards by the international, inter-disciplinary editorial board. We aim to give constructive feedback to submitting authors and to move accepted papers towards publication as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Review articles – The journal invites review articles that summarise the state of the debate and examine critical issues, future trends and pressing research needs in key areas of environmental policy and governance. Review articles can examine different disciplinary perspectives, concepts and frameworks, geographical experiences or thematic issues in environmental policy and governance. Four review articles will be published in each volume of the journal. Proposals should be submitted to the editors for review and comment prior to the preparation of the review article.

Special issues – The journal invites the submission of proposals for special issues on key themes and critical issues in environmental policy and governance. Proposals should be around 1500 words in length, setting out the rationale for the special issue and the key themes that will be addressed and presenting abstracts of the papers to be included. Special issues should include an editorial review of around 3,000 words and 5 or 6 papers of up-to 8,000 words each.

Notes for Authors

Papers and review articles should normally be not more than 8,000 words in length, including a 250 word abstract, references, acknowledgements and footnotes/endnotes. All papers (including those in special issues) must be submitted online via the online submission and peer review system that also allows authors to track their progress via a web interface. Click here to submit you paper online. For further information on how to submit and for author guidelines visit: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1099-0976/ForAuthors.html

Further information on Environmental Policy and Governance can be found on the journal homepage: wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/epg

The Editors are happy to correspond about potential papers, review articles and special issues – please contact the editorial office for the journal via scottlam@erpenvironment.com.

More about the European Society for Ecological Economics

ESEE is a non-profit, member-governed, organisation dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people. We are delighted to announce a new working partnership between the European Society for Ecological Economics and Environmental Policy and Governance from 2009. For more information on the society visit http://www.euroecolecon.org.