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).

Daphne Catherine Spyropoulos (2018) Young Refugees as Peer Mentors to European Foster Children: A Suggestion for Integration

Abstract The aim of this paper is to suggest that European communities integrate young refugees as peer mentors to indigenous foster children. This proposal relies on the idea that policy … Continue reading

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Gerry L. Small and Adrian Worrell (2018) Contextualizing the Black Male experience within Education and its Socio-Cultural Impact

Abstract “Contextualizing the Black Male experience within Education and its Socio-Cultural Impact” is part two of the “Rose” tale told and insinuated by North American mainstream media to help produce … Continue reading

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Robert W Spires (2018) Hong Kong youth identity and self-presentation in the New Territories: A qualitative study on letters from youth and teachers to an NGO internship program

Abstract Hong Kong youth issues have gained increased attention in recent years, particularly in light of youth protests and political involvement. In Hong Kong, NGOs are one avenue of intervention … Continue reading

May 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sunday Olawale Olaniran (2018) Engaging University Students for Community Development Initiatives

Abstract This paper present a case study of a tertiary education students’ led community intervention strategy by considering a newly formed Literacy Fellowship Programme, introduced by a local NGO in … Continue reading

May 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Paul Pounder (2018) Addressing Youth Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Prospects Sourcing Micro-finance in the Caribbean Economy

Abstract Purpose of this paper: The purpose of this paper is to examine youth entrepreneurship and the extent to which the current status of micro-financing is available in the Caribbean. … Continue reading

May 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Marinko Banjac (2018) Engaging Young Europeans: Discourse on Youth Participation Within The EU Structured Dialogue

Purpose – This article analyses the discourse on youth democratic participation in key policy documents and statements related to and produced within the EU Structured Dialogue on youth. The purpose … Continue reading

May 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Zina T. McGee, Brandy Richeson, Mollie Ducoste, Carileigh Jones and Tandeka Nunn (2018) A Correlational Study of the Relationship between Risk Factors and Gun-Related Delinquency among Urban Female Adolescents

Abstract The goal of the article is to investigate whether well-established risk factors among urban female adolescents are associated with gun-related delinquency in particular. Many studies suggest that African-American females … Continue reading

May 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Youth Voice Journal Special Issue: Sexual Orientation and Young People

Introducing the first Youth Voice Journals Special Issue of 2018! We are extremely excited to launch our Special Issue, with Special Guest editor is Dr Jason Schaub from Birmingham University, … Continue reading

April 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

Jason Schaub (2018) “LGBT Young People’s Lives: Challenging but improving”

When putting together this special issue, it was important to remember that we know less about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) young people’s (YP) lives than we do about … Continue reading

April 17, 2018 · 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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