Special Issue: Perspectives on Immigrant, Refugee, and Border Youth
Keywords:immigrant, refugee, and border youth, youth development
The positive development of immigrant, refugee, and border youth is a significant issue among youth development researchers, practitioners, and policy makers. As evidenced by the papers in this issue, the field has made great strides in research and programmatic approaches and has begun to identify specific developmental pathways. This special issue is intended to ignite a spark in future research and programming, encouraging the field of youth development to further develop interdisciplinary perspectives that include not only a focus on immigrant, refugee, and border youth, but also include their voices.
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Gabriel, M. G. (2019). Christian faith in the immigration and acculturation experiences of Filipino American youth. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2), 115-129. doi:10.5195/jyd.2019.710
Langley, C. A., Powell, G. M., Liechty, T., Haller, W., & Anderson, D. (2019). Leisure experiences and social support systems of Latino students with DACA status. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2), 79-98. doi:10.5195/jyd.2019.704
León, M. (2019). Immigrant youth in juvenile facilities: A state-by-state review of recreation programming. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2), 182-203. doi:10.5195/jyd.2019.712
Manzano-Sanchez, H., Matarrita-Cascante, D., & Outley, C. (2019). Barriers and supports to college aspiration among Latinx high school students. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2), 25-45. doi:10.5195/jyd.2019.685
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Moncloa, F., Erbstein, N., Subramaniam, A., & Diaz Carrasco, C. (2019). Guiding principles for reaching and engaging latinx youth in youth development programs. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2), 46-63. doi:10.5195/jyd.2019.679
Monte Verde, P., Watkins, M., Enriquez, D., Nater-Vazquez, S., & Harris, J. C., Jr. (2019). Community youth development service-learning: trauma-informed and culturally responsive. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2), 99-114. doi:10.5195/jyd.2019.714
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Rodriguez, D. X., Rodriguez, S. C., & Zehyoue, B. C. V. (2019). A content analysis of the contributions in the narratives of DACA youth. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2), 64-78. doi:10.5195/jyd.2019.682
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Skuza, J. A., (2019). Teens in the Somali diaspora: An evaluative program study. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2), 153-165. doi:10.5195/jyd.2019.703
Stark, M. D., Quinn, B. P, Hennessey, K. A., Rutledge, A. A., Hunter, A. K., & Gordillo, P. K. (2019). Examining resiliency in adolescent refugees through the tree of life activity. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2), 130-152. doi:10.5195/jyd.2019.692
Tzenis, J. A. (2019). Understanding youths’ educational aspirations in the Somali diaspora. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2), 10-24. doi:10.5195/jyd.2019.717
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Wu, Y-J., Outley, C., & Matarrita-Cascante, D. (2019). Cultural immersion camps and development of ethnic identity in Asian American youth. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2), 166-181. doi:10.5195/jyd.2019.708
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