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Best Paper Award

Geographical Review

About the prize

Since 2016, all articles published within a volume year – including articles in special features – are eligible for the annual Best Paper Award. The winner is selected by the members of the Geographical Review editorial board, and notified by January of the following year. The prize is given at the American Association of Geographers Annual Conference.

The winner of the 2018 best paper award is:

Rural Social Networks along Amazonian Rivers: Seeds, Labor and Soccer among Communities on the Napo River, Peru
Christian Abizaid,  Oliver T. Coomes,  Yoshito Takasaki, and J. Pablo Arroyo‐Mora

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Geographical Review

Language: en-US

Publisher: tandf

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Geographical Review Best Paper Winning Articles

2018Christian Abizaid Oliver T. Coomes Yoshito Takasaki J. Pablo Arroyo‐MoraRural Social Networks along Amazonian Rivers: Seeds, Labor and Soccer among Communities on the Napo River, Peru1081
2017Antonio IorisPlaces of Agribusiness: Displacement, Replacement, and Misplacement in Mato Grosso, Brazil†1073
2017 - Honorable MentionPatricia Solis, Jennifer Vanos, and Robert Forbis JrThe Decision-Making/Accountability Spatial Incongruence Problem for Research Linking Environmental Science and Policy1074
2016Rebecca M. Torres and Lindsey CarteMigration and Development? The Gendered Costs of Migration on Mexico's Rural “Left Behind”1063

Submissions Information

One of the world's leading scholarly periodicals devoted exclusively to geography, the Geographical Review contains original and authoritative articles on all aspects of geography. Geographical Review also includes special features, forum articles, and special review articles commissioned by the editor. Each issue includes reviews of recent books, monographs, and atlases in geography and related fields.

Manuscripts should be prepared according to the Geographical Review Instructions for Authors and submitted through the Online Submissions System. All submitted manuscripts will undergo peer review prior to a decision on publication. 

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