Youth Voice Journal (YVJ™) is the world's leading peer-reviewed journal publishing theoretical contributions and empirical studies on international issues affecting young people and youth work. YVJ™ is published by RJ4All Publications and is ranked and indexed by Scopus, ORCID, Kudos, Criminal Justice Abstracts, EBSCO and ERIH PLUS.

Call for Papers – Themed Issues 2018

Dr. Theo Gavrielides, the Editor of the Youth Voice Journal (YVJ), invites you to submit theoretical and empirical contributions to the issues affecting young people globally. The journal is seeking manuscripts to be published in 2018 on a number of specific themes.

The YVJ will be publishing themed Issues in 2018 on the following; issues impacting on LGBT communities (for LGBT month in February), mental health (for Mental Health Awareness Week in May), refugee and asylum seeking matters (for Refugee Week in June) and race matters (for Black History Month in October). The journal welcomes articles addressing these core issues.

About the Journal

The Youth Voice Journal is an international, multidisciplinary and peer reviewed journal specialising in publishing theoretical contributions and empirical research on issues affecting young people all over the world. The Youth voice journal is indexed by Scopus and also a member of COPE to ensure we adhere to codes of conduct for journal editors and our work is of the highest standard possible.  The journal also publishes cases studies and book reviews focused on these issues.

The Youth Voice Journal is published by IARS Publications, a small non profit publishing house specialising in social sciences and the publication of cutting edge research impacting on young people, human rights, restorative justice and crime.  The YVJ is managed by an independent Academic and Editorial Board and seeks to provide a reference source for academia, policy makers and youth services internationally.

Call for Papers

Young people all over the world today face unique challenges in a constantly evolving global society. In this upcoming issue the Youth Voice Journal will provide special attention upon issues and areas of life where young people lives are significantly affected and their opinions are marginalised. As a result we encourage innovate research and submissions centred on the views of young people on issues such as Young people’s views on Politics, Youth Identity and Youth led-research. The journal has previously welcome articles on youth policy matters with particular interests in

  • Youth Crime
  • Human Rights
  • Citizenship
  • Restorative Justice
  • Youth- led approach to research and policy

Submission Information

If you wish and are interested in contributing to the YVJ, please consult our Author Guidelines and Editorial Policy outlining all key information (including word count, formatting etc.). To submit an article or for any queries contact the editor – .We aim to have all manuscripts to be peer-reviewed within a 4-6 weeks timeframe before being accepted for publication. Please note that the Youth Voice Journal is currently only published online.

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 RJ4All Publications and edited by Dr. Theo Gavrielides.

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This entry was posted on September 6, 2017 by in Citizenship.

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RJ4All Publications is a non-profit independent, publisher that was founded by Dr. Theo Gavrielides. It specialises in social sciences and research studies, has a  restorative justice series and is the publisher of the peer reviewed Youth Voice Journal.  


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