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).

Book Review: Totten, M (2012) ‘Nasty, Brutish and Short: The Lives of Gang Members in Canada’ reviewed by John Winterdyk

In this book, Totten deftly combines his strong academic training and over 20-years of experience working with youth at risk in Canada to produce one of the most comprehensive and tour … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Brown, T and Rodriguez, L (2009) ‘New Directions for Youth Developments: Youth in Participatory Action Research’ reviewed by Francesca Meloni

“Who can make youth’s voices matter?” This is what the authors of this edited volume are asking. The answer – and the challenge – is in shifting the role of … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Book review: Robinson-Easley, AC (2012) ‘Our Children, Our Responsibilities: Saving the youth we are losing to gangs’ reviewed by John Winterdyk

The book examines the plight of our at-risk youth and in particular the issue of youth gangs. It offers a pure, genuine, and informed perspective on how we might begin … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Gavrielides, T (2012) ‘Waves of Healing’ reviewed by John W. Bailie

The book uses the case study method to investigate examples in India, Greece, Canada and England, where restorative justice is considered within the context of street group violence. Key issues … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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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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