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.
From June 2013, Youth Studies Australia will be available only online at: http://journals.sfu.ca/ysa/index.php/YSA
However, the archive of Youth Studies Australia from 1987–2011 is available FREE through the Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies website.
You can browse through the extensive archives by issue, topic and author:
Researchers from Deakin and Monash universities interviewed young people from African, Arabic-speaking and Pacific Islander communities in Melbourne and Queensland who have recommended that Australia’s civic leaders need to look beyond the mainstream recreational facilities and activities to help young people from migrant backgrounds feel included in society. Original article
Research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health found many offenders came from profoundly disadvantaged backgrounds with family histories of incarceration, mental illness and substance abuse. Original article