The CYE journal is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary, online journal, highlighting the physical environments where children and youth live, learn, work and play. The journal values the capacity of children and young people to meaningfully participate in the processes that shape their lives, and publishes papers from distinct viewpoints, varied approaches, and diverse cultures and regions around the world.
The journal publishes papers in the form of research articles, field reports and book/media reviews ranging from:
CYE appeared as a print journal from 1984-1995 as Children’s Environments Quarterly and Children’s Environments. In 2003, it was revived as an online journal, which now reaches readers in more than 160 countries. Readers and authors include researchers and practitioners in education, childhood studies,
geography, sociology, child and youth development, child welfare, child rights advocacy, development studies, architecture, landscape design, urban design and planning. CYE is endorsed by UN-Habitat and guided by a distinguished Editorial Advisory Board.
The current issue (Volume 27, no. 3, 2017) is the fifth published by the editors at the University of Cincinnati. The issue includes 5 research papers, 2 field reports and 1 book review on such wide-ranging topics as residential crowding and children’s social and emotional behaviors, use of design thinking to empower teens, listening to children and youth for environmental policy decision-making, comparison of nature-based and traditional kindergartens, and inclusive playground design.
Willem van Vliet
Ina Gankam Tambo
Jennifer Steffel Johnson