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).

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

Hense C., McFerran K., Killackey E., McGorry P. (2016) How Can Research Practice Promote Young People’s Recovery from Mental Illness? A Critical Look at The Australian Context”

This paper addresses the degree of congruence between recovery principles and research practices in a leading Australian youth mental health research centre. Investigators address the responsibility of research systems in … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Patrick English (2014), Young People and Europe: Quantitatively researching Euroscepticism in Europe’s youth

The next round of European elections are due to take place in May 2014, against the backdrop of support for the European Union (EU) at its lowest ever point according … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Seán F. Murphy (2014), Bordered citizenship: National identities, transnational lives and the limitation of the UK’s National Citizen Service

This article offers a critical look at the UK Government’s flagship youth citizenship policy the National Citizen Service (NCS).  It draws upon contemporary European research, debates and policy agendas around … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nominate yourself or someone else for a research award sponsored by Reading University

As part of the IARS Research and Leadership Awards 2013, you can nominate yourself or someone that you know, to receive an award. One of the categories is the Youth … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Littlechild B. (2012) Family, Community and Educational Factors in Young People’s Social Exclusion and Offending Across Europe

Whilst the majority of young people are successfully socialised, educated and provided for by family, social agencies and schools, there is a significant minority of people across Europe that are … Continue reading

April 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

McCoubrey S. (2011) Youth Rights: Who Knows What?

Twenty four youth researchers worked together with Sarah McCoubrey of the Ontario Justice Education Network to investigate the level of legal knowledge of young people. Focusing on five areas that … Continue reading

April 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Parle, L. (2011) Young Mayors: Looking at the Evidence

In June 2010, IARS was commissioned by the Campaign Company to carry out a piece of youth-led action research to investigate what impact the Young Mayors scheme is having on … Continue reading

April 16, 2011 · 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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