References

Our research is based on the publications and articles listed below. We appreciate that most visitors to this site won't have the time to read full-length articles, which are often available only in costly academic journals. For each article, we have published a short descriptive summary and the author's original abstract. Please feel to free to print and distribute these - they are not copyright protected. In due course we hope to publish links to legal open-access sources for as many of these articles as possible.

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Selection rationale

We began by collecting all post-1990 literature concerning youth development expeditions. The following terms were used to conduct the searches: expedition, wilderness, youth development, science, adventure, fieldwork, and community development. The process was conducted in four phases.

     

Allison, P

2000

Research from the Ground Up - Post-Expedition Adjustment

Allison, P

2001

School Trips and Youth Expeditions: Time for a United Front?

Allison, P

2005

Post-Expedition Adjustment - What Empirical Data Suggest?

Allison, P & Beames, S

2010

The Changing Geographies of Overseas Expeditions

Allison, P & Higgins, P

2002

Ethical Adventures: Can We Justify overseas youth expeditions in the name of education?

Allison, P & Telford, J

2005

Turbulent Times: Outdoor Education in Great Britain 1993 - 2003

Allison, P & Von Wald, K

2010

Exploring values and personal and social development: learning through expeditions

Andrews, K

1999

The Wilderness Expedition as a Rite of Passage: Meaning and Process in Experiential Education

Ashby, M

1999

The Educational Role of Expeditions

Beames, S

2003

Overseas Youth Expeditions in Humberstone, B et al Ed. 'Whose Journeys? The Outdoors and Adventure as Social and Cultural Phenomena

Beames, S

2004a

Overseas Youth Expeditions with Raleigh International: A rite of passage?

Beames, S

2004b

Critical Elements of an Expedition Experience

Beames, S

2005

Expeditions and the Social Construction of the Self

Bobilya A et al

2009

Outcomes of a Spiritually Focussed Wilderness Orientation Programme

Bryce, J

1999

Expedition and Fieldwork Safeguarding Opportunities for Young People

BSI

2007

BS 8848  A specification for the provision of visits, fieldwork, expeditions, and adventurous activities outside the UK

Cashel, C

1994

Group Dynamics: Implications for Succesful Expeditions

Ewert, A & Yoshino, A

2007

A Preliminary Exploration of the Influence of Short-Term Adventure-Based Expeditions on Levels of Resilience

Eys, M et al

2008

Leadership Status Congruency and Cohesion in Outdoor Expedition Groups

Greenaway, R

1997

High Quality Adventure for All

Greenaway, R

1998

In Search of Respectable Adventure

Jones, A

2004

Review of Gap Year Provision

Kennedy, A

1992

The Expedition Experience as a Vehicle for Change in the Inner City

Pike, E & Beames, S

2007

A Critical Interactionist Analysis of 'Youth Development' Expeditions

Potter, T

1998

Human Dimensions of expeditions: deeply rooted, branching out

Rea, T

2006

"It's Not As If We've Been Teaching Them..." Reflective Thinking in the Outdoor Classroom

Sheldon, R

2009

Rallying Together: A Research Study of Raleigh's Work with Disadvantaged Young People

Smith, M

2008

Exploring a Changing World

Stott, T & Hall, N

2003

Changes in Aspects of Student's Self-Reported Personal, Social & Technical Skills during a six-week wilderness expedition in Arctic Greenland

Takano, T

2010

A 20-year retrospective study of the impact of expeditions on Japanese
participants

Tozer, M et al

2007

Recognizing and Developing Adaptive Expertise within outdoor and expedition leaders

Watts, F et al

1992

Expedition Stress and Personality Change

Watts, F et al

1993a

Personality Change Produced by Expedition Stress: A Controlled Study

Watts, F et al

1993b

Cognitive Strategies in Coping with Expedition Stress

Watts, F et al

1994

Personality and Coping Strategies on a Stressful Expedition