Regional Studies is a leading international journal in theoretical development, empirical analysis and policy debate in the multi- and inter-disciplinary field of regional studies. The journal invites established and upcoming scholars to submit agenda-setting work focusing on economic, environmental, political,and social change aspects of regional (subnational) development and policy-making. Regional Studies is a central forum for debating the most recent results from research on regional development and policy-making from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Spatial Economic Analysis is a pioneering economics journal dedicated to the development of theory and methods in spatial economics, published by two of the world's leading learned societies in the analysis of spatial economics, the Regional Studies Association and the British and Irish Section of the Regional Science Association International.
Territory, Politics, Governance is a new interdisciplinary journal from the Regional Studies Association . It is committed to the development of theory and research in territorial politics and the governance of space. This journal creates a platform on which to explore the interface between territory, politics, economy, identity and the organisation of political space. It confronts topical and emergent issues of world economic and political concern.
A new interdisciplinary open access journal from the Regional Studies Association. The journal welcomes submissions on regional issues in economics, geography, planning, political science, and related fields. With streamlined peer-review the journal accommodates research articles, shorter policy briefings and a new ‘regional graphics’ section, reflecting the growing importance of data visualisation in our field. Adhering to our longstanding publishing hallmarks of quality, methodological rigour and clear communication, we offer potential authors the opportunity to reach as wide an audience as possible through this open access publishing route. An article publishing charge (APC) applies for accepted papers in this journal.
As part of the membership benefits, the Association also offers access to the following 8 e-journals.
- Contemporary Social Science
- Entrepreneurship & Regional Development
- International Planning Studies
- Policy Studies
- Planning Practice and Research
- Regional & Federal Studies
- Space and Polity
Online access is not available to University libraries. For more information on access to these publications, visit our membership page.
As part of its conferences and events, the Association sometimes produces its own publications in the form of pamphlets, full paper conference books, abstract books and other related research publication. These are included within the event’s delegate bag and available for purchase directly from the office.
Regions is the voice of the membership of the Regional Studies Association. If you are interested in submitting something then contact us at our mailing address, and we will work closely with you to help your article appear in a way most interesting to our readership. There are four deadlines annually, 12th January, 29th March, 18th June and 16th October. We will endeavour to publish received material as quickly as possible after the next copy deadline.
Regional Insights is a magazine published by the Regional Studies Association which seeks to make research findings from early career researchers more accessible to a wider audience. Complementing the Association’s existing publications, Regional Insights emphasizes helping contributors to shape their research into a story which will entertain, engage and inform readers drawn from across academia, policy-makers and practitioners in the field of regional studies.
The Regions and Cities Book Series is published by Routledge in association with the Regional Studies Association. The managing editor of the book series is Gillian Bristow. RSA members can purchase books and e-books from our Book Series Regions and Cities, as well as other subject related Taylor and Francis books and e-books including Routledge with a 30% discount. In order to take advantage of this offer, please contact Alex Robinson directly at 0044 (0) 20 7017 6924 or firstname.lastname@example.org.