Special Issue | Value Orientations of Modern Youth in Challenging Times

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ISBN 978-1-911634-43-0 | Publication date: August 2022

Guest Editors: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Oksana Chigisheva opchigisheva@gmail.com
Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Theo Gavrielides: contact@rj4allpublications.com

Associate Professor, Dr Oksana Chigisheva has a Specialist Diploma in Philology and Languages (2001),
Candidate of Science Degree in Educational Sciences (2006), Associate Professor Diploma (2010) and
Master Degree in Economics (2016) from Southern Federal University (Rostov-on-Don, Russian
Federation). Since 2006 she has been working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Education
and Pedagogical Sciences at Southern Federal University. From 2017 to 2020 she was a convener of the
Master`s Program “International and Comparative Education” at Southern Federal University. Since
2019 she is also heavily involved in supervising PhD and Master students in the field of pedagogy and
comparative and international education. Over the past 5 years, the scientific interests of Oksana
Chigisheva are associated with the solution of fundamental problems of modern Russian education,
which are actualizing in the conditions of Europeanization of scientific and educational space, growing
global scientific competition. These issues are considered through the prism of pedagogical comparative
studies. Dr Chigisheva is a grant-holder (Oxford Scholarship in Comparative and International Education
for Essay Winners, 2018; DAAD, 2016; UIL CONFINTEA Research Scholarship on Learning Cities, 2016)
and active participant of the international conferences (Oxford, 2018; Glasgow, 2017; Hamburg, 2016;
Prague 2018; Moscow, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021; Stockholm, 2019; Munich, 2019; Rostov-on-Don, 2019,
2020, 2021). She is a member of the Scientific Council on Comparative Education under the Department
of Philosophy of Education and Theoretical Pedagogy of the Russian Academy of Education (Russia, since
2018), Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (Bulgaria, since 2012), International Society for
Comparative Adult Education (Germany, since 2016), Nordic Comparative and International Education
Society (Sweden, since 2019) and an external reviewer for the European Science Foundation (France,
since 2010).

Focus and Deadlines

As part of the Youth Voice Journal’s Special Issues, the Guest Editor, Oksana Chigisheva, would like to invite you to submit theoretical contributions to “Value Orientations of Modern Youth in Challenging Times ”. All submitted articles that meet the special issue guidelines will go through a double-blind peer-review process.

The Special Issue will be published in August 2022. The deadline for article submissions is April 15, 2022. Authors are encouraged to contact the Guest Editor with a proposed title and a draft abstract by no later than March 1, 2022.

About the Journal 

The Youth Voice Journal (YVJ®) is a leading, international, multidisciplinary and double-blind peer-reviewed journal that specialises in theoretical and empirical research about issues affecting young people all over the world.

The Youth Voice Journal (ISNN 2056-2969) is ranked and indexed by Scopus, ORCID, Kudos, EBSCO Information Services, The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS) and Criminal Justice Abstracts. YVJ is also a member of COPE, and we adhere to codes of conduct for journal editors.

The YVJ is managed by an independent Academic and Editorial Board and seeks to provide a reference source for academia, policymakers and youth services internationally.

YVJ™ aims include the following:

  • Create knowledge and contribute to the literature by publishing high-quality research on issues affecting young people;
  • Establish and develop youth-led methods in research and social policy-making;
  • Provide a platform for the international exchange of ideas with the aim of influencing policies and practices;
  • Actively encourage and aide those young people whose voices are rarely heard, and support them to publish their research.
The Special Issue

The aim of the issue is to present the structure of values prevailing among today’s youth and assess the degree of its stability under the influence of emerging challenges. This aim will be achieved due to the phased unfolding of the researched issue from various perspectives and vision angles in the papers of contributors. Such multidimensional approach will allow deeper understanding of both the phenomenon itself and the circumstances that influence it and the youth in general.

The originality of the Special Issue – What new contribution will the Special Issue make?

  • – reflecting value orientations in the framework of 4 aspects – material and economic youth values; youth values in education; youth values in professional sphere; social, spiritual and moral youth values;
  • – consideration of the researched issues in a broad interdisciplinary focus of social sciences and humanities;
  • – reflecting value orientations in the framework of 4 aspects – material and economic youth values; youth values in education; youth values in professional sphere; social, spiritual and moral youth values;
  • – consideration of the researched issues in a broad interdisciplinary focus of social sciences and humanities;
Editorial Policy 

If you wish and are interested in contributing to the YVJ, please consult our Author Guidelines and Editorial Policy. We aim to have every manuscripts peer-reviewed within a 4-6 week time frame before publication. The Youth Voice Journal is published by RJ4All Publications, a branch of Restorative Justice for All (RJ4All) International Institute. RJ4All is an international NGO with a mission to advance community and social cohesion, and redistribute power within society at the local, national and international levels.

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