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).
The Youth Voice Journal is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of five Special Issues on current topics impacting on young people internationally. Each Issue will be led by a Guest Editor. The Special Issues will cover:
(April 2018) Sexual Orientation & Young People: Guest Editor Dr. Jason Schaub (Lecturer in Social Work, University of Birmingham, UK) ISBN: 978-1-907641-47-3
(August 2018) Young People Doing Politics In The Contemporary City: Guest Editors Dr. Angela Stienen (Director of the research programme ‚Migration, Mobility and Global Education‘Centre for Research and Development,Bern University of Education, Switzerland) and Omar Uran (Researcher in Urban Politics, Information Technology and Politics and Comparative Politics, University of Antioquia, Colombia)
(October 2018) Race & Youth: TBC
Dr. Theo Gavrielides, the Editor-in-Chief of the Youth Voice Journal (YVJ), invites you to submit theoretical and empirical contributions to the issues affecting young people globally.
The Youth Voice Journal is the leading international, multidisciplinary and peer reviewed publication, specialising in empirical research and theoretical contributions on issues affecting young people. The journal also publishes cases studies and book reviews focused on these issues.
The journal is published by IARS Publications, a non-profit publishing house specialising in social sciences and cutting edge research impacting on young people, human rights, restorative justice and crime. The YVJ is supported by an independent Editorial Board and seeks to provide a reference source for academia, policy makers and youth services internationally.
Young people face unique challenges in a constantly evolving global society. In these upcoming Special Issues, the Youth Voice Journal will provide special attention upon matters where young peoples’ 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 (e.g. on Politics, youth identity and youth led-research). The journal has previously welcomed articles on youth policy matters with particular interests in
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
The Journal is unfunded and functions on a non-profit nature. It is supported by a group of volunteers and therefore any donation is warmly welcomed and acknowledged. Individual and organisational subscriptions as well as purchasing articles from the Journal allows us to continue its publication. Publishers, conference organisers and advertisers are all welcome to include pages in the Journal. To find out more email email@example.com