The Journal of Youth and Theology is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the IASYM. Published twice yearly, the journal features interdisciplinary research in youth ministry.
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Youth Voice is an international, multidisciplinary, refereed journal that publishes theoretical contributions and empirical studies on youth policy and issues affecting young people.
The Journal of Graduate Research in Young People’s Materials and Culture is a peer-reviewed open-access e-journal publishing graduate student research in the areas of children’s and young adult literature, childhood studies, and cultural studies related to children and young people.
The International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies (IJCYFS) is a peer reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary, cross-national journal that is committed to scholarly excellence in the field of research about and services for children, youth, families and their communities.
The Canadian Journal of Family and Youth (CJFY) will be an outlet for Canadian and comparative scholarship on the changing dynamics of the family and the social situation of youth.
New Directions for Youth Development: Theory, Practice, and Research is a quarterly publication focusing on contemporary issues challenging the field of youth development. A defining focus of the journal is the relationship among theory, research, and practice.
The Latin American Journal in Social sciences, Childhood and Youth is a half-yearly publication that presents research and inter- and transdisciplinary meta-analysis, in order to advance the debate and knowledge about the Colombian and Latin American childhood and youth.
Readers of the Journal of Youth Studies are primarily those involved in youth services and research, including social workers, educators, medical practitioners, academics and experts, as well as senior government officials and policy-makers.
Journal of Youth Studies is an international scholarly journal focused upon young people within different contexts including education, the labour market and the family. It addresses themes including identity construction, leisure time, and involvement in crime, consumption, and political behaviour.
The field of youth development research is multidisciplinary by nature, drawing researchers from the fields of psychology, family and consumer sciences, education, sociology, public health and nutrition, agricultural education and other disciplines.
Journal of Youth and Adolescence provides a single, high-level medium of communication for psychologists, psychiatrists, biologists, criminologists, educators, and professionals in many other allied disciplines who address the subject of youth and adolescence.
The Journal of Research on Adolescence significantly advances knowledge in the field of adolescent research. Featured studies include both quantitative and qualitative methodologies applied to cognitive, physical, emotional, and social development and behavior.
The aim of Journal of Adolescent Research is to publish lively, creative, and informative articles on development during adolescence (ages 10-18) and emerging adulthood (ages 18-25).
The aim of the Journal is to identify, examine and compare particular issues, problems and policies related to adolescents and youth throughout the world.
The journal aims at providing readers with interdisciplinary, research-based information and analysis on subjects such as education, training, health, criminology, employment and culture related to youth today.
The mission of Children, Youth and Environments (CYE) is to facilitate the dissemination of knowledge and stimulate discussion in support of inclusive and sustainable environments for children and youth everywhere.
Child and Youth Care Work is the journal of the National Association of Child Care Workers; which has been working to promote optimal standards of care for orphaned, vulnerable and at-risk children in South Africa.
Preventing School Failure is a peer-reviewed academic journal for administrators, educators, mental health workers, juvenile justice and corrections personnel, day and residential treatment personnel, staff-development specialists, teacher educators, and others.
Voluntaris aims to combine scientific and applied perspectives on volunteer services. The 1st volume is scheduled for 2013. The editors want to foster international academic exchange on volunteer services, volunteerism, citizenship service and related topics.
Youth Hong Kong focuses on specific themes which are central to youth, adolescence, family life and youth services in the city. Readers are mainly in the educational sector, in government and NGO services for youth, including research and counselling.
Youth Justice is an international, peer-reviewed journal that engages with the analyses of juvenile/youth justice systems, law, policy and practice around the world.
Youth Media Reporter (YMR) is the professional multi-media journal that serves practitioners, educators and academics in the youth media field.
Youth Theatre Journal focuses of the dissemination of ideas relating to practical and theoretical developments in the field of theatre and performance by, with, and for children and youth and drama/theatre education.
Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice provides academics and practitioners with a resource for publishing current empirical research, discussing theoretical issues, and reviewing promising interventions and programs in the areas of youth violence, juvenile justice, and school safety.
Youth Studies Ireland is the first professional youth studies journal to be published in Ireland and was established in 2006. The journal, represented the coming together of people interested in youth affairs throughout the island of Ireland.
Youth Studies Australia is a peer-reviewed journal providing interdisciplinary, research-based information and analysis on issues affecting Australians from early adolescence to young adulthood.
Youth & Society is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that focuses on issues related to the second decade of life. We are interested in both U.S. and global adolescent populations.
Youth and Policy Journal was founded in 1982 to offer a critical space for the discussion of youth policy and youth work theory and practice.
Young publishes articles, reviews and scholarly comment, which develop and qualify international youth research. The aim of the journal is to contribute to developing a truly interdisciplinary youth research field.
Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies is a peer-reviewed journal analyzing psychological, sociological, health, gender, cultural, economic, and educational aspects of children and adolescents in developed and developing countries.
The series provides an outlet for social scientists whose reports on their work with children or youth may not 'fit' in traditional academic journals due to the length of their pieces or for other reasons.
Residential Treatment for Children & Youth provides research and case studies to help plan and assess specialised programs for treatment of substance abuse, dual diagnosis, severe emotional disturbance, and sexual offenders, and for children who have suffered maltreatment and abuse.
This journal's mission is to network those involved with reclaiming children and youth in conflict with family, school and community.
Formerly the Journal of Child and Youth Care, this journal focusses on all aspects of youth work, and the care and protection of children and young people.
The Journal of LGBT Youth is the interdisciplinary forum dedicated to improving the quality of life for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
Community Youth Development is the only periodical whose focus is Community Youth Development: a philosophical, sociological, and educational movement which harnesses the power of youth to affect community development.
Child & Youth Care Forum is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary publication that focuses on the development, implementation, and dissemination of effective practices for children, youth, and families.
Adolescent & Family Health, is a peer-reviewed quarterly publication for objective, scientific research that focuses on factors influencing youth risk behaviour and risk avoidance.
Child & Youth Services addresses topics of concern to children and youth, including but not limited to residential care, street and homeless youth work practice, juvenile corrections, relational practice, programme development and implementation, and youth policy.
Commonwealth Youth and Development is a multidisciplinary biannual publication that seeks to promote understanding of, and impetus for, the empowerment of youth that will enable them to play a crucial and constructive role in the development of their communities.
For two decades, the goal of Children and Youth Services Review has been to provide a forum for the critical analysis and assessment of social service programs designed to serve young people throughout the world. Children and Youth Services Review