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14 New Papers Published by Children, Youth and Environments Journal. Vol. 22, No.2 (2012)

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Acknowledgement of Reviewers

Acknowledgement of Reviewers
[PDF Full Version (31 KB)]


"Hard to Reach" or "Accessible When Approached"? Sustainable Development Discussions with Marginalized Pupil Groups
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (32 KB)]
Sarah Brooks-Wilson and Carolyn Snell

Living on a Rural Island: Children Identify Assets, Problems, and Solutions for Health and Well-Being
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (604 KB)]
Jayne R. Pivik

Pediatric Inpatient Room Experience
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (424 KB)]
Mardelle McCuskey Shepley, Carol Fellows, Rick Hintz, Lauren Johnson and John Spohn

Bedroom Personalization by Urban Adolescents in Botswana: Developing Place Attachment
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (933 KB)]
Lily C. Fidzani and Marilyn A. Read

Using Google Earth to Study Children's Neighborhoods: An Application in Dhaka, Bangladesh
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (331 KB)]
Mohammed Zakiul Islam

Biophilic Boulder: Children’s Environments That Foster Connections to Nature
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (938 KB)]
Victoria Derr and Krista Lance

Children’s Use of Nature in New Zealand Playgrounds
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (401 KB)]
Rebecca J. Sargisson and Ian G. McLean

The Green Grass Grew All Around: Rethinking Urban Natural Spaces with Children in Mind
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (631 KB)]
Catherine McAllister, John Lewis and Stephen Murphy

"Parks Are Dangerous and the Sidewalk Is Closer":Children’s Use of Neighborhood Space in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (304 KB)]
Lorne Platt

Reports from the Field

Youth and Digital Mapping in Urban Informal Settlements: Lessons Learned from Participatory Mapping Processes in Mathare in Nairobi, Kenya
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (1.2 MB)]
Jamie Lundine, Primož Kovačič and Lisa Poggiali

Adolescent Girls at Risk: The GIRRL Program as a Capacity-Building Initiative in South Africa
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (416 KB)]
Kylah Forbes-Biggs and Yolanda Maartens

Continuing Education in Disaster-Affected Schools in Bangladesh: An Evaluation of the Education in Emergencies Project
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (143 KB)]
Owasim Akram, Jefarson Chakma and Amina Mahbub

Nessie the Hydraulophone: A Water-Driven Musical Object for Children
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (620 KB)]
Jason Nolan, Steve Mann and Danny Bakan

Playing Games: Listening to the Voices of Children to Tailor a Mindfulness Intervention
[HTML Abstract] [PDF Full Version (73 KB)]
Naelys Diaz, Patricia Liehr, Laurie Curnan, Jaime-Lee A. Brown and Kathy Wall

Book Reviews

Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence
Daniel Goleman, Lisa Bennett, and Zenobia Barlow

Critical Geographies of Children and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice
Peter Kraftl, John Horton, and Faith Tucker, eds.

Designing Healthy Communities
Richard J. Jackson with Stacy Sinclair

Playborhood: Turn Your Neighborhood into a Place for Play
Mike Lanza

Genius of Common Sense: Jane Jacobs and the Story of the Death and Life of Great American Cities
Glenna Lang and Marjory Wunsch

A Kid's Guide to Protecting and Caring for Animals
Cathryn Berger Kaye

Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans & Waterways
Cathryn Berger Kaye, Philippe Cousteau, and EarthEcho International

Environmental Assessment Tool of Note

Update on The Children’s Physical Environments Rating Scale

Films of Note

Schools that Change Communities
Bob Gliner


Tags: ["Children's rights", "child protection", "Convention on the Rights of the Child", "protection", "environments", "sustainability", "children's environments", "local communities", "society", "child development", "health"]
Published Dec. 29, 2012 3:23 PM - Last modified Apr. 17, 2013 3:14 PM