YOUTH VOICE JOURNAL

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 a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and ranked by Scopus. (c) IARS Publications ISSN 2056-2969

Ntokozo Mthembu (2016) “Youth challenges in the transition to adulthood in a South African township”

The aim of the study was to discover youth experiences in relation to the impact of unemployment to their transition to adulthood by employing a positive youth developmental framework as … Continue reading

December 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Clara Rubio & Tanja Strecker (2016) “Young Catalans living in London: ‘You can make lots of money here, but it’s a very hostile city as well’”

‘Labour Mobility’ has become one of the buzz-words in current political discourses regarding solutions to unemployment, especially in crisis-shaken countries. Young people in particular are expected to compete on a … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pushpanjali Dashora (2016) “Swimming Against the Tide: Suffering and Strengths of Homeless Youth”

The existing literature is currently limited in detailing the experiences of homeless youth’s hardships and strengths from their own perspectives. This study examined suffering among homeless youth and explored the … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Youth Voice Journal: Call For Submissions

The IARS International Institute would like to invite you to submit your contributions for the Youth Voice Journal Online. The best submission from authors under the age of 25 will be considered … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Toula Gordillo (2016) “To Build a Bridge: Myth and Legend to Reframe Mental Health in Young Adult Readers”

Carl Jung’s (1947) ‘collective unconscious’ and Joseph Campbell’s (1963) ‘mythographic discoveries’ examined the role of myth in our everyday lives.  Additionally, Dr. Viktor Frankl (1984) identified that the ability to … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Jennifer Job and Lena Khader (2016) “Safe Spaces From a Materialist Feminist Standpoint: The Methods of Making HERstory”

In an increasingly standardized education system, spaces for critical explorations of societal norms are difficult to find.  Perspectives of students of color are marginalized in favor of dominant narratives. Provocative … Continue reading

July 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Billystrom Jivetti, Wycliffe W. Njororai and Fletcher Njororai (2016) “Challenges Facing Rural Youth and Young Adults and How Development Stakeholders Can Alleviate Those Hardships in Kenya”

In Kenya, youth aged 15-24 years represent 20% of the population of which about 84% live in rural areas. Consequently, rural areas are in need of numerous programs to enhance … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Elisa Impara (2016) “Radicalisation and Subcultures: a Theoretical Analysis”

This article will ask whether we could talk about radicalised subcultures in relation to recent cases of young people deliberately flee to Syria. To achieve this it will: 1. Overview the … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Royal Holloway Group PR3710 (2016)“‘A codified constitution is a massive deal’: young people, deliberative democracy and A new Magna Carta?”

This paper reports the results from a deliberative event for young people (16- to 18-yearolds), inspired by the UK Political and Constitutional Reform Committee’s 2014 report, A new Magna Carta?, which asked … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

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