Youth and Sport

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Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth
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The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth (JHCY) announces a call for papers for a special issue on youth and sport to be published in the summer of 2010.

Because the World Cup will be held in Africa for the first time in 2010, we are especially interested in articles dealing with youth and soccer or with the connections between sport and young people in Africa. However, the editors encourage submissions from historians working in any geographical region or time period and from scholars in other disciplines with historical interests in children, young people and athletics.

Please submit a full-length article (c. 10,000 words) and a one page CV by September 1, 2009. Articles submitted for publication should follow the guidelines contained in The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition using end notes. Author information, including an abstract that details the argument and significance of the essay, must be included on a separate page and all identifying information should be removed from the manuscript prior to submission. All manuscripts accepted for consideration in the special issue will be peer reviewed by outside readers. Please send an electronic copy (preferably in Microsoft Word format) to:

Brian D. Bunk

JHCY is a peer-reviewed journal published on behalf of the Society for the History of Children and Youth by Johns Hopkins University Press. For more information please visit the website at