Children, Youth and Environments
Vol 17, No.3 (2007)
ISSN 1546-2250


Announcement: Can I play out? Lessons from London Plays Home Zones Project [PDF 60 KB]

Pushing the Boundaries:
Critical International Perspectives on Child and Youth Participation

Special Issue

Guest Editors: Caitlin Cahill and Roger A. Hart

Caitlin Cahill and Roger A. Hart

Focus on Europe

Guest Editors: Barry Percy-Smith and Alison Clark

Focus on Australia and New Zealand/Aotearoa

Guest Editor: Anita Harris

Focus on Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Pacific

Guest Editor: Joachim Theis

Focus on South and Central Asia

Guest Editors: Claire O’Kane and Ravi Karkara

Focus on Japan

Guest Editor: Isami Kinoshita

Focus on Latin America

Guest Editors: Yolanda Corona Caraveo and María Eugenia Linares Pontón

Focus on United States and Canada

Guest Editors: Caitlin Cahill and Roger A. Hart



Focus on the Middle East and North Africa

Guest Editor: Maha Damaj

Arab Countries of the Middle East and North Africa

Empowerment or Frustration? Participatory Programming with Young Palestinians
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (198 KB)]
Jason Hart

Learning by Doing: The Experience of Popular Achievement in Palestine
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (116 KB)]
Suzanne Hammad and Tareq Bakri

Reports from the Field

Preparing Youth for Leadership Roles in Changing Environments: The Jordan Experience
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (160 KB)]
Eve Thompson and Lukman Arsalan

“Our Voice”- A Project by Children and Youth with Additional Needs: A Children’s Participation Case Study from Lebanon
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (244 KB)]
Yara Shamji

Photo Essay

No Wall Can Stop Us: PYALARA in Pictures
[PDF Full Version (738 KB)]


Report from the Field

The Education System as a Platform for Involving the Public in Planning Processes
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (301 KB)]
Ronit Davidovitch-Marton



Focus on Africa

Guest Editor: Dipak Naker, Gillian Mann and Rakesh Rajani


The Gap between Rhetoric and Practice: Critical Perspectives on Children’s Participation- Editors’ Introduction
[PDF Full Version (198 KB)]
Dipak Naker, Gillian Mann and Rakesh Rajani

Praxis in a Refugee Camp? Meanings of Participation and Empowerment for Long-Term Refugee Youth
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (198 KB)]
Elizabeth Cooper

Child Participation in Zimbabwe’s National Action Plan for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children: Progress, Challenges and Possibilities
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (198 KB)]
Carolyn W. Fanelli, Reuben Musarandega and Lorraine Chawanda

From Rhetoric to Practice: Bridging the Gap between What We Believe and What We Do
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (198 KB)]
Dipak Naker

Child and Youth Participation in Protracted Refugee Situations
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (198 KB)]
Julie Guyot

Heroes in Action: Child Advocates in South Africa
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (198 KB)]
Namhla Mniki and Solange Rosa

Reports from the Field

Meeting Youth Where They Live: Participatory Approaches to Research with Marginalized Youth Engaged in Urban Agriculture
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (301 KB)]
Caroline Keenan

Participation by Orphaned Children in Zimbabwe: The Video The Children They Are Left With
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (301 KB)]
Mildred Tambudzai Mushunje

Photo Essay

The Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA) ShootBack Project
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (301 KB)]
George Awuor and James Njuguna

Book Reviews

Armies of the Young: Child Soldiers in War and Terrorism
by David M. Rosen

Children, Young People and Social Inclusion: Participation for What?
by E. Kay M. Tisdall, John M. Davis, Alan Prout, and Malcolm Hill, eds.

Children and War
by James Marten, ed.

Youth Participatory Evaluation: Strategies for Engaging Young People
by Kim Sabo-Flores

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