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).
From the Youth Voice Journal archives comes the Youth Voice Magazine Special Edition 2010 – The youth perspective on the Olympics.
This is first special issue with a special focus on the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The articles reflect on the experiences of young Londoners and the legacy they will be handed when the party is over. This articles are written by young people in London, who tell us whether they think they are getting what was promised when the bid for the games was initially submitted in 2003 and what impact if any the Games may have on their lives and that of their peers.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
THE OLYMPIC SITE AND THE CHANGING BUILT ENVIRONMENT: SUSTAINABLE CHOICES? THE IMPACT OF THE OLYMPICS ON COMMUNITY COHESION IN EAST LONDON
IS THE 2012 CULTURAL OLYMPIAD MEETING THE EXPECTATIONS OF YOUNG LONDONERS? A COMPARATIVE INVESTIGATION OF THE LONDON AND BEIJING EXPERIENCES
THE BRANDING OF THE LONDON OLYMPICS: A YOUNG PERSON’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE 2012 PORTRAYAL OF BRITISHNESS
THE ECONOMICS OF THE OLYMPICS: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOUNG PEOPLE?
THE LEGACY OF THE OLYMPICS: WHAT DOES IT OFFER TO YOUNG PEOPLE?
The Special Issue can also be downloaded from Kindle here