Open Anthropology, the digital journal of the American Anthropological Association, is offering a theme-issue on “Approaching Youth in Anthropology” for its June 2015 issue. It includes articles previously published in a variety of AAA journals.
“Approaching Youth in Anthropology” is open access for six months (it launches today, June 9). Continue reading Open Anthropology – current issue on youth
Children’s Literature in English Language Education Ejournal
Volume 3 Issue 1 of the peer-reviewed CLELE journal is now freely available for download:
This issue contains, apart from the Editorial, the articles:
‘Who Are You? Racial Diversity in Contemporary Wonderland’
‘Making the Match: Traditional Nursery Rhymes and Teaching English to Modern Children’
…as well as academic book reviews, recommended reads, and a recommended venue.
Please do pass the link on to anyone who might be interested in reading the journal and perhaps also submitting an article.
Are you interested in exploring children’s language socialization? Have you considered using “photovoice” to give children a voice in your research? Check out Anne Pfister’s column “Childhood and Deafness” in the latest edition of the ACYIG Newsletter (pp. 4-6): http://www.aaanet.org/sections/acyig/newsletter/current-newsletter/.
Of interest for researchers:
A new commentary in the Journal of Adolescent Health that provides guidance on improving research methodology in adolescent sexual health research, with particular focus on how to identify and avoid assumptions about genders, bodies, sexuality, relating styles, and cultural norms commonly made by researchers
This is a brief (only 2 journal pages) but informative piece that would be useful in research methods courses to give students a broad overview of critical thinking in research design or as a reference for researchers who wish to justify making methodological decisions that challenge problematic norms in research design, including quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research.
The paper can be downloaded from:
The second part of the special issue on the Cultural Politics of Nation and Childhood: Space, mobility and a global world in Global Studies of Childhood has been published.
The articles in both parts at the moment are freely downloadable so please do take the opportunity.