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Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals - perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This section lists key sources for Education.

• Education Journals

These are some top picks. Other journals are available via Discovery.

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This international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal publishes research and debate on all aspects of childhood and policies and services for children and young people

The official journal of the Alliance for Children and Families, Families in Society disseminates innovative research and critical analysis on the broad array of issues that relate to the capabilities of individuals, families, and communities, including consideration of the various biopsychosocial, economic, and cultural factors that affect functioning and well-being. Readers are informed of significant findings and trends through articles on research and policy, direct-practice issues, and the delivery and management of services.

This peer-reviewed journal offers major theoretical papers, state-of-the-art papers and current research covering young people aged 10 to 14.

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This peer-reviewed journal publishes quantitative analyses, theoretical papers, and comprehensive review articles on youth and adolescence

A highly regarded, international, peer-reviewed journal which focuses on young people within a range of contexts, such as education, the labour market and the family, and highlights key research themes such as the construction of identity, the use of leisure time, involvement in crime, consumption and political behaviour.


• Advanced Citation Databases

Excellent for postgraduate research

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