International Journal of Population Geography
Int J Popul Geogr
Published/Hosted by John Wiley and Sons.
ISSN (printed): 1077-3495. ISSN (electronic): 1099-1220.
IJPG aims to be the leading English-language research journal in the field. It intends to: Inform population geographers of the best research in the sub-discipline through its primary research articles. It will also carry articles of interest to population planners and practitioners and the wider community of social scientists interested in population research. Promote and further enhance the international standing of population geography through the exchange of views on what constitutes best practice in population research. Facilitate debate on issues of policy relevance and encourage the widest possible discussion and dissemination of the applications of research in population geography. Review and evaluate the significance for population geography of recent research findings in the wider field of population studies and the broader social sciences in general and provide an international platform where researchers can discuss the future course of the sub-discipline. Provide a forum for population geographers to assess and apply philosophical and methodological developments in the social and behavioural sciences. The scope of the journal is international covering developed and less developed countries and embracing all the main fields of interest in population geography including: * migration studies * the geography of fertility and mortality * population and household structure * population modelling * demographic analysis of labour and housing markets * population projects and forecasting * population and development * population and the environment * population policies * social and cultural aspects of population geography * census analysis * spatial aspects of historical demography * analysis of population sub-groups such as the elderly refugees ethnic minorities etc. * methods and techniques in population geography * theory and philosophy of population geography The main content of each journal issue is research articles but the journal also contains book reviews and special articles commissioned by the editors which will report current debates or review important themes. The editors welcome contributions from researchers in all fields of population geography as well as material from those working in cognate sub-disciplines. Each volume of the journal will contain six issues. Papers will not normally be longer than 8 000 words. All research papers will be subject to peer review.
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