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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Australian (illicit) drug policy timeline updated

The Australian (illicit) drug policy timeline now provides a list of key events, policy and legislative changes that have occurred in Australia between 1985 and March 31st 2014. Original article

17 Apr 2014

Number and rate of young people under youth justice supervision drops

A report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows the number and rate of young people under youth justice supervision in Australia has dropped in recent years, but Indigenous young people continue to be over-represented. Original article

17 Apr 2014

Government welcomes business commitment to help young job seekers

The Australian Government has endorsed the commitment by major Australian businesses to help address youth unemployment. Original article

17 Apr 2014

Skate parks get a good behaviour tick

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found that skate parks are actually more likely to promote good behaviour - yet skate parks are often under threat from community opposition because of fears that young people who congregate at them will engage in anti-social behaviour. Original article

15 Apr 2014

Study finds videogames do not negatively impact adolescent performance

Flinders University researchers analysed data from more than 192,000 students from 22 countries and found that contrary to a popular view that increased videogame play can affect academic performance and concentration among teenagers, it in fact had little impact on exam results. Original article

15 Apr 2014

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