Call for Papers

Date: 10th October 2019 | Tags: ,

  • Do you have research and/or thinking to share on a policy issue affecting young people?
  • Are you keen to have your work read by a wide range of practitioners and researchers?
  • Can you write clearly?

As always, we are seeking high-quality articles, usually fairly short (approximately 2000 words), that provide a critical analysis of policy issues affecting young people. We welcome submissions from:

  • established researchers and writers who are keen to reach a wide audience of practitioners and scholars and/or who are writing timely pieces they would like to have published relatively quickly;
  • new and emerging scholars (including students, practitioner researchers and young people) who have small-scale research findings to share, who may be writing their first article for publication, and/or who are not yet ready to write for more ‘formal’ journals;
  • experts and specialists on issues affecting young people who share their expertise as part of their professional practice who are interested in reaching a wider audience;
  • any of these groups (or others) writing collaboratively together.

In particular, we would welcome 2,000 word articles on the following themes, which we know our readers are currently interested in:

  • The environment
  • Youth and student activism / protests
  • Brexit
  • Young people being deported
  • Migrant young people and young refugees
  • Young people and social media
  • Knife crime
  • Safeguarding

However, you are not limited to these themes – anything on the policy-related issues affecting young people would be extremely welcome. For more information on writing and submitting an article, please refer to guidelines on our website:

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Last Updated: 5 April 2020