YOUTH VOICE JOURNAL

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 a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and ranked by Scopus. (c) IARS Publications ISSN 2056-2969

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 to shift our focus from one of crime control to community capacity building and empowerment when dealing with young persons who ‘get lost to gangs’.

C. A. Robinson-Easley (2012) ‘Our Children, Our Responsibilities: Saving the youth we are losing to gangs’ Peter Lang Pub., PB, $34.95 US (paperback), 204 pages/ 978-1-4331-1199-0.

Reviewed by John Winterdyk, Department of Justice Studies, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB., Canada T3E 6K6

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About Youth Voice Journal

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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Youth Voice Journal is published by IARS Publications, an independent small publisher specialising in social and political sciences 14 Dock Offices, Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 7PL, UK. (c) IARS Publications.

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