The Role of Youth Voice in This Special Issue

Aishia A. Brown, M. Gayle Gabriel


Youth voice has become a very popular term in youth development research and practice. However, there is a lack of critical dialogue surrounding the role of youth in the peer-review research process. This article explores the intersections of youth voice, marginalization in the peer-review research process, and the importance of utilizing a social justice youth development framework when reading the youth essays selected for this special issue. 


immigrant, refugee, and border youth; youth voice; marginalization; youth engagement; social justice youth development

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