Environmental issues

Publications and research

Children's Geographies

Journal or periodical

Children's Geographies is a peer-reviewed journal that provides an international forum to discuss issues that impact upon the geographical worlds of children and young people under the age of 25 and of their families.

Website: www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/14733285.asp

Children, Youth and Environments

Journal or periodical

CYE Journal, the world's leading publication for the latest news on children, youth and their environments. The journal's mission is to facilitate the dissemination of knowledge and stimulate discussion in support of inclusive and sustainable environments for children and youth everywhere.

Website: www.colorado.edu/journals/cye/

Planning Institute of Australia

Is the national peak body representing professionals involved in planning. Their goal is to support the sector with information and resources to aid in the creation of sustainable communities.  

Website: www.planning.org.au 

Weathering the future: Climate change, children and young people, and decision making

Research report

The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) in partnership with the National Centre for Epidemiology and Public Health (NCEPH) initiated a project called ‘Climate change, children and young people, and decision-making' to scope out the likely challenges, and the social, economic, health/wellbeing impacts posed by climate change on Australian children and young people.

www.aracy.org.au/publicationDocuments/ARACY%20climate%20change%20report%20March%202011%20FINAL%20full1.pdf

Young - Nordic Journal of Youth Research

Journal or periodical

Young addresses a broad scope of questions in the life situation of youth in the age of globalisation - questions that are related to increased mobility of people and commodities, hybridisation of culture and the sensitivity of young people to changes in the labour market, culture, urban and rural contexts, etc.

Website: www.sagepub.com/journalsProdDesc.nav?prodId=Journal201637

Youth Entrepreneurship & Sustainability (YES)

The YES Campaign strives to build the individual capacity of youth in order to create sustainable livelihoods and to establish an entrepreneurial culture where young people move toward formal employment. Its driving concern is that young people are able to create a sustainable, safe future.

Website: www.yesweb.org

Book reviews and abstracts from Youth Studies Australia

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beyond blue chairman Jeff Kennett says young people biased against indigenous Australians

Results from a survey on people's attitudes towards discrimination has been published by beyond blue. The findings show that a significant number of young people hold negative perceptions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Original article

31 Jul 2014

Kids these days aren't what they used to be — they're a lot better. So why the fuss?

Commentary from the The Independent (UK) stresses that reports on young people need to be kept in perspective, as youth crime and teen pregnancy are both down, as well as smoking and drinking. Original article

31 Jul 2014

Teen insomnia linked to depression

Researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia found that the presence of insomnia was independently linked with depression, generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder among teens. Original article

31 Jul 2014

Does financial stress impact on young people in tertiary study?

This paper from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research uses data from the Longitudinal Survey of Australian Youth to explore whether individual circumstances may influence this relationship; for example, whether the combination of work and study or living status (living independently compared with living with parents) contributes to financial stress. Original article

31 Jul 2014

Gay and bisexual youth are nearly 4 times more likely to attempt suicide

The study was the first of its kind to use US survey data to break down the link between race and the mental health of LGB (which it calls "sexual minority") youth ages 13 to 18. Original article

31 Jul 2014

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