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).

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

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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

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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

Call for Guest Editor for the Youth Voice Journal Special Issue: Race and Young People

Call for Guest Editor Issues concerning and affecting young people have undoubtedly become more paramount in recent times across a number of areas. During the course of the last decade … Continue reading

May 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Call For Peer Reviewers

YOUTH VOICE JOURNAL The Editor of the Youth Voice Journal, Dr. Theo Gavrielides, is currently recruiting new reviewers to carry out double blind review for the Youth Voice Journal. About the … Continue reading

April 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sexual Orientation and Young People: Just Launched

Youth Voice Journal special Issue: Sexual Orientation & Young People IARS has always aspired to be a leader in creating new knowledge and forming public and expert opinion on matters … Continue reading

April 18, 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

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Nina Perger (2018) “When young LGBTIQ+ people speak up: “We are here!”

Agenda In this article, we are analysing young LGBTIQ+ demands as formulated during the project We are here! We act together, implemented by Slovenian Pride Association in 2017. The project … 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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