Banaji, S. & Mejias, S. (Forthcoming, 2019). Youth Active Citizenship in Europe – Ethnographies of Participation. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Bevan, B., Mejias, S., Rosin, R. & Wong, J. (Accepted, 2019). The Main Course Was Mealworms: The Epistemics of Art and Science in Public Engagement. Leonardo.
Enchikova, E., Neves, T., Mejias, S., Kalmus, V., Cicognani, E., & Ferreira, P. (2019). Civic and Political Participation of European Youth: Fair measurement in different cultural and social contexts. Frontiers in Education, 4(10), 1-14.
Mejias, S. & Banaji, S. (2018). Backed into a corner: Challenging media and policy representations of young people in the UK. Information, Communication, and Society. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2018.1450436.
Banaji, S., & Mejias, S. (2018). The significance of ethnography in youth participation research: Active citizenship in the UK after the Brexit vote. Social Studies, 2, 97-115.
Banaji, S., Mejias, S., Kouts, R., Piedade, F., Pavlopoulos, V., Tzankova, I., Mackova, A., & Amnå, E. (2017). Citizenship’s tangled web: Associations, gaps and tensions in formulations of European youth active citizenship across disciplines. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 15(3), 250-269.
Landberg, M., Eckstein, K., Mikolajczyk, C., Mejias, S., Macek, P., Motti-Stefanidi, F., Enchinkova, E., Guarino A., & Noack, P. (2017). Being both–A European and a national citizen? Comparing young people’s identification with Europe and their home country across eight European countries. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 15(3), 1-14.
Mejias, S. (2017). Politics, power and protest: Rights-based education policy and the limits of human rights education. In M. Bajaj (Ed.), Human Rights Education: Theory, Research, Praxis (pp. 170-194). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
Mejias, S. and Starkey, H. (2012). Critical citizens or neoliberal consumers? Utopian visions and pragmatic uses of human rights education in a secondary school in England. In Mitchell, Richard C. and Moore, Shannon A. (Eds.), Politics, Participation & Power Relations: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Critical Citizenship in the Classroom and Community, (pp. 119-136). Toronto: Sense Publishers.
Research and Policy Reports
Mejias S., & Banaji, S. (2017). UK youth perspectives and priorities for Brexit negotiations. Research study and report for the All Party Parliamentary Group on a Better Brexit for Young People.
Mejias, S. (2010). Education for Sustainable Development in the UK in 2010. Report forUK National Commission for UNESCO.
Keeping freedom of movement is the top Brexit priority for young people.
Young people are highly critical of Brexit and fear the insularity it could bring
UK youth perspectives and priorities for the Brexit negotiations.
Story of a vote unforetold: Young people, youth activism and the 2017 UK general election.