YOUTH VOICE JOURNAL (YVJ™)

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.

Warren Clarke (2015) “Youth Outreach Work: Using Solidarity to Empower Marginalized Youth”

What approaches do Toronto youth outreach workers (YOWs) use to make meaningful ties with marginalized youth, so that youth become interested in their own social development? To answer this question, … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

S. Nombuso Dlamini, Uzo Anucha & Alex Lovell (2015) “Defining and Analyzing Community Violence in their Community: Jane-Finch Youth Perception of Violence in their Toronto Community”

This paper discusses findings from a larger research study entitled Assets Coming Together for Youth: ACT (2009 – 2015) that focused on the Jane-Finch neighbourhood, a stigmatized urban environment located … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Catch22 Dawes Unit – Emily Setty (2014) Gangs in Prison: The Nature and Impact of Gang Involvement among Prisoners

The concept of the ‘prison gang’ brings to mind highly structured American super-gangs, nurtured in prisons with low surveillance levels and a high level of prisoner control, bearing no comparison … Continue reading

December 17, 2014 · 5 Comments

Rebecca Forde, Claire Cooke (2014) Young people’s experiences of Triage as a restorative disposal in Youth Justice – A Qualitative Analysis

The research aimed to explore Triage, a restorative disposal available for young people who have committed a low-level offence. Triage has been found tobe associated with reduced re-offending, but little … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Lammy, D (2011) ‘Out of The Ashes – Britain After The Riots’, reviewed by Isabel Chapman

‘Out of the Ashes’ is part political essay, using the 2011 August riots as a starting point, and part memoir, drawing on David Lammy’s own dysfunctional upbringing, in Tottenham, North … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Muna Sabbagh (2014), Legislative imbalance regarding parental responsibility of young offenders

The recent judicial review brought against the Home Secretary in relation to her refusal to revise Code C of PACE 1984 brings into question the legislative inconsistencies surrounding young people … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Artinopoulou, V. et al. (2012) Formal and Informal Restorative Justice Practices for Juveniles in Greece

In Greece, restorative practices are to some extent applied at the legal level, but have experienced faster growth through informal applications and social programmes, most of which involve young people. … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dunnette, M. and Winterdyk, J. (2012) Tough on Crime: A Step Backwards in Contemporary Social Justice for Canada

In this paper, the “tough on crime” ideology is analysed by evaluating statistical evidence and research on the effects of custodial sentences, and the associated costs. The aim is to … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tiwana, N. and Winterdyk J. (2012) Environmental Scan of Gang Exit Initiatives: A North American Perspective

Recent evidence has indicated the importance of addressing youth gang membership and how to assist or facilitate their possible exiting before the members become fully entrenched into the youth gang … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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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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