YOUTH VOICE JOURNAL (YVJ) | ISSN: 2056-2969

Youth Voice Journal (YVJ) is an international, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes theoretical contributions and empirical studies on international issues affecting young people. YVJ is published by IARS Publications, a member of COPE. YVJ is ranked and indexed by Scopus, ORCID, Kudos, Criminal Justice Abstracts, EBSCO Information Services and The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS).

McCoubrey S. (2011) Youth Rights: Who Knows What?

Twenty four youth researchers worked together with Sarah McCoubrey of the Ontario Justice Education Network to investigate the level of legal knowledge of young people. Focusing on five areas that affect youth, the Research Team asked questions about where youth learn about their rights and who they trust to help them navigate these legal issues.The researchers also prepared recommendations for local government, young people and lawyers about how to address the gap between understanding legal rights, and the actual protections available to youth.

Dr. Sarah McCoubrey, Ontario Justice Network, Canada

Young research assistants: Ronan Deu, Rojda Erdemir Karene Friday, Peter Glaouris, Deandra Haynes, Jeremey Henry, Sarah Hill, Jurrell Lewars, Iana Linton, Tifarah Linton, Phylica Martin, Elias Martinez-Sorto, Kimberly de Nascimento, Tenisha Noel, Nicole Onley, Matthew Prussky, Jacob Quenneville, Tessa Rosenberg-Pach, Fabio Soares, Meesha Thomas, Mershall Torgov, Deschaun Vassell, Eric Walkowiak, Matthew Wilson.

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Youth Voice Journal is an international, multidisciplinary, refereed journal that publishes theoretical contributions and empirical studies on international issues affecting young people. In particular, the Journal aims to: - provide a medium, especially for young researchers and young academics, to inform debates around social policy through high quality research; - provide a platform for the intellectual exchange of ideas around the globe with the aim of influencing policies and practices; - actively encourage and aide those young people whose voice is rarely heard by policy makers to contribute to the journal. Youth Voice Journal is published by IARS Publications and edited by Dr. Theo Gavrielides.

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IARS Publications is a not for profit independent, small publisher that was founded by Dr. Theo Gavrielides. It specialises in social sciences and research studies, has a  restorative justice series and it is also the publisher of the peer reviewed Youth Voice Journal.  

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