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Neos February 2016 Issue Now Available!

The February 2016 issue of Neos is now available for your reading pleasure at

Some highlights:

Jeunesse – winter issue now available!

The Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures is pleased to announce that the 2015 Winter Issue of Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is available.

The following sections are open access:

– Editorial, “For the Record,” by Mavis Reimer

– Forum on Keywords in the Cultures of Young People, with essays by Elizabeth Marshall, Derritt Mason, and Tyler PollardLouise SaldanhaKristine AlexanderAwad IbrahimLisa Weems, and Natasha Hurley

– Review essays by Robert BittnerDaniel BrattonChristina Fawcett, and Melissa Li Sheung Ying

Articles in this issue include:

– “Postnational Possibilities in Two YA Novels about Taiwan: The American Trace” by Emily Murphy

– “Art Spiegelman’s In the Shadow of No Towers as Board Book: From the Matter of Materiality to the Way That Materiality Matters” by Michelle Ann Abate

– “Gregor the Overlander and A Wrinkle in Time: Father Lost, Father Found” by Chantel Lavoie

– “Representations of Happiness in Comedic Young Adult Fiction: Happy Are the Wretched” by Nerida Wayland

Housed in the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC) and produced with funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is an interdisciplinary, refereed academic journal whose mandate is to publish research on and to provide a forum for discussion about cultural productions for, by, and about young people.

More information on how to submit papers and how to subscribe can be found on our website:

To recommend Jeunesse to your institution’s library, download our form.

Youth Circulations – New Blog

This month, features a series of conversations between two migration scholars –  Heide Castaneda  (University of South Florida) and Kristin Yarris (University of Oregon) creatively and critically examine representations of the circulation of Central American and Mexican migrants through zones of transit in Western Mexico. Take a look!

Ethnographies of Austerity (article on child displacement in Italy)

The latest special issue of History and Anthropology is now available online and might be of interest to some list members. This special issue is entitled “Ethnographies of Austerity: Temporality, Crisis and Affect in Southern Europe“, and the guest editors are Daniel M. Knight and Charles Stewart.

Dr Stavroula Pipyrou’s article looks at the memory and silences of child displacement in 1950s Italy, part of a wider project on youth relocation at times of natural disaster.

All articles in the special issue are open access until the end of February, the Introduction will be permanently remain so. Please feel free to circulate or post elsewhere. The issue can be viewed here:

The Role of Anthropology in Improving Services for Children and Families – SPECIAL ISSUE

Annals of Anthropological Practice
The Role of Anthropology in Improving Services for Children and Families
Table of Contents
The role of anthropology in improving services for children and families: An introduction
Cecilia Vindrola-Padros, Anne E. Pfister, and Ginger A. Johnson
Employing a multilevel approach to examine contraceptive service provision for youth in New York City
Hannah L. Helmy
War-affected children’s approach to resettlement: Implications for child and family services
Natasha Blanchet-Cohen and Myriam Denov
Policy doesn’t help us: Black feminist anthropology in the social work classroom
Riche J. Daniel Barnes
Deafness and sign language in a Yucatec Maya community: Emergent Ethnographic Practice
J. Paige MacDougall
Anthropology in the design of preventive behavioral health programs for children and families living in disadvantaged neighborhoods
Kathryn J. Azevedo and Thomas N. Robinson
A multilevel approach to knowledge sharing: Improving health services for families and children
Naheed Ahmed, Rupali J. Limaye, and Sarah V. Harlan
“You don’t take anything for granted”: The role of anthropology in improving services, policies, and parenting practices for adoptive families
Beatriz San Roman, Hugo Gaggiotti, and Diana Marre

Call for Neos Submissions

Dear ACYIG Members,

ACYIG is now soliciting submissions for the February 2016 issue of Neos. We will accept the following contributions during our rolling submission period of December 14-January 4:

Letters to the Editor (250 words or less), in which members comment on Neos and/or its contents.

Photos from the Field, which should be accompanied by a caption of 30 words or less explaining the context of the photo.

New Book Announcements (250 words or less), which must include the title, author, publisher (and the book series, if applicable), date of publication, and listing price of the book, in addition to a description of the contents. If possible, please send, as a separate attachment, a digital image of the book cover.

Member News (200 words or less), in which members may submit job announcements and research opportunities; grants/prizes available; calls for papers and conference announcements; recent appointments; grants received and/or prizes awarded; publication announcements; and other professional achievements.

Correction Notices may be submitted to the editor if Neos has printed an error in a previous issue.

We have processed all articles submitted by the December 4 priority deadline for the February 2016 issue. Any article submissions received during our regular rolling submission period will be pushed back to the following issue.

Please refer to the General Submission Guidelines on our website at for more detailed information. All material should be sent to

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Kate Feinberg Robins and Aviva Sinervo

Co-Editors for February 2016 issue of Neos

Latest issue – Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights

The Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights/Revue canadienne des droits des enfants has just published its latest issue at We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit our web site to read articles and items of interest. It is also available from a link at:

Thanks for your continuing interest in the Journal.

Virginia Caputo, PhD 
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6
Phone (613) 520-2600 Ext.1342

Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights/Revue canadienne des droits des
Vol 2, No 1 (2015): Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights/Revue canadienne des droits des enfants

Table of Contents


From the Editor
Virginia Caputo
A Child Rights and Social Justice Framework for Analyzing Public Policy
Rita Nathawad,  David L Wood,   Jeffrey L Goldhagen
Approaches to promoting ideas about children’s rights and participation:
Can the education of undergraduate students contribute to raising the
visibility of the child in relation to child participation in Canada?
Sam Frankel,    Sally McNamee,  Alan Pomfret
Situating Children’s Rights in Cultural Perspectives on Childhood:
Intermedial Dialogue.
Sandra J.T.M. Evers,    Jennifer Vadeboncoeur,  Barbara Weber
Justiciability of Children’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in
Emmanuel Kopang Botlhale

Moving Children’s Participation Forward Through Article 31 – the Right To Play
Emma Colucci,   Laura Wright
The Creation of a Book Award to Encourage Child Activism
J Cynthia McDermott
The “Voice”
Charles Nicholas Oberg

Youth Submissions

A Person is a Privilege
Clara Pottie
Willow Cioppa
I Will Dance
Emilly Renaud