Sir Peter Hall and 'Regional Studies': A virtual special issue

Editorial by Nicholas A. Phelps, Bartlett School of Planning, University College London and Mark Tewdwr-Jones, School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University

Compared to his prestigious book outputs, Peter Hall wrote comparatively few academic journal articles during his career. The middling ground of the 8,000 word or so academic journal paper has become a staple of academic writing and a near obsession for all concerned – assessors and assessed – given the regular evaluations of academic research. However, Peter’s written contributions to the study of urban and regional studies fall at two rather different extremes of the spectrum of writing formats … (Continue reading).