This knowledge platform for scholarly publishing is provided by the ECPC. Research and scholarly output included here has been selected and deposited based on its relevance to early childhood development, social cohesion, violence prevention and peace promotion, and more. Additional literature will be added as it becomes available.
Advancing equity in early childhood education. NAEYC position statement. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC; 2019.
Effect of participatory women's groups and counselling through home visits on children's linear growth in rural eastern India (CARING trial): a cluster-randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Global Health. 2017;5(10):e1004-e1016.
Social Science–Based Pathways to Reduce Social Inequality in Youth Outcomes and Opportunities at Scale. Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World. 2021;7:237802312110202.
Moving from Evidence to Implementation of Early Childhood Programs: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief. Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally; 2016.
Investing in Young Children Globally for Peaceful Societies: Proceedings of a Joint Workshop. Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally (iYCG), UNICEF, King Abdulla Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue; 2016.
Eager to Learn: Educating Our Preschoolers. Bowman B.T, Donovan M.S, Burns M.S, editors. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2000.
Differential patterns of whole-genome DNA methylation in institutionalized children and children raised by their biological parents. Dev Psychopathol. 2012;24(1):143-55.
A Study of Education and Resilience in Kenya’s Arid and Semi-Arid Lands. UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO); 2015.
What implementation evidence matters: scaling-up nurturing interventions that promote early childhood development. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2018;1419:5-16.
Pathways to a more peaceful and sustainable world: The transformative power of children in families. Development and Psychopathology. 2020:1-12.
Social Protection Programs and Early Childhood Development: Unexplored Potential. Plan International Australia, Yale University; 2013.
Ecology of peace. In: Leckman J., Panter-Brick C., Salah R., editors. Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families. Vol 15. MIT Press; 2014. 2. p. 27-39p.
The Future of Parenting Programs: III Uptake and Scale. Parenting. 2022;22(3):258-275.
Nurturing care: promoting early childhood development. Lancet. 2017;389(10064):91-102.
Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy. New York, NY USA: Oxford University Press; 2013.
Child development in the multiple indicator cluster survey (MICS): Child rights and policy implications. Child Development. 2012.
Strengthening systems for integrated early childhood development services: a cross-national analysis of governance. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2014;1308:245-55.
Beyond shared book reading: dimensions of home literacy and low-income African American preschoolers' skills. New Dir Child Adolesc Dev. 2001;(92):73-89; discussion 91-8.
Who am I? Ethnic identity formation of Arab Muslim children in contemporary U.S. society. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2008;47:853-7.
Child development in developing countries: child rights and policy implications. Child Dev. 2012;83(1):92-103.
Beyond shared book reading: dimensions of home literacy and low-income African American preschoolers' skills. New Dir Child Adolesc Dev. 2001:73-89; discussion 91-8.
Placental protection of the fetal brain during short-term food deprivation. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2011;108(37):15237-41.
Child online safety: Minimizing the risk of violence, abuse and exploitation online. October 2019 report. Geneva, Switzerland: Broadband Commission; 2019.
The Bioecological Model of Human Development (6th edition). In: Damon W., Lerner R.M., editors. Handbook of Child Psychology, Theoretical Models of Human Development. Vol 1. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley; 2006. 7. p. 793-828p.
The Ecology of Human Development. Harvard University Press; 1979.
The Ecology of Human Development: experiments by nature and design. Harvard University Press; 2009.
Ecological Systems Theory. In: Making Human Beings Human: Bioecological Perspectives on Human Development. SAGE Publications; 2005. 1. p. 106-173p.
Is parental emotional reliability predictive of toddlers' learning and helping? Infant Behav Dev. 2013;36(3):403-18.
Managing Differences in Conflict Resolution: The Role of Relational Empathy. In: Sandole D.J, van der Merwe H., editors. Conflict Resolution Theory and Practice: Integration and Application. Manchester: Manchester Univ. Press; 1993. 9. p. 95-111p.
The neural basis of primate social communication. Motivation and Emotion. 1990;14:81-91.
Social class, psychiatric disorder of mother, and accidents to children. Lancet. 1978;1(8060):378-81.
Prejudice: Its Social Psychology. Wiley; 2011.
Prenatal Maternal Smoking and Increased Risk for Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorders. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2016;55:784-91.
To share or not to share: When do toddlers respond to another’s needs? Infancy : the official journal of the International Society on Infant StudiesInfancy : the official journal of the International Society on Infant Studies. 2009;14:117-130.
Fathers’ experiences during the first postnatal week at home after early discharge of mother and baby from the maternity unit: A meta-synthesis. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 2018:140349481880985.
Neuroendocrine control of maternal stress responses and fetal programming by stress in pregnancy. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2011;35(5):1178-91.
Alternative Life-History Styles of Animals. Springer Netherlands; 2012.
Informal social support interventions and their role in violence prevention: an agenda for future evaluation. J Interpers Violence. 2004;19(3):341-55.
A cognitive approach to child abuse prevention. J Fam Psychol. 2002;16(3):243-58.
Individual differences underlying susceptibility to addiction: Role for the endogenous oxytocin system. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2014;119:22-38.
‘What about the fathers?’ Bringing ‘Dads on Board™’ with their infants and toddlers following violence. Journal of Family Studies. 2013;19:70-79.
Early Intervention and Mediating Processes in Cognitive Performance of Children of Low-Income African American Families. Child Development. 1997;68:935-954.
Fathers and Parenting Interventions: What works?. Abergavenny: Fatherhod Institute; 2009.
Some neo-Darwinian decision rules for altruism: Weighing cues for inclusive fitness as a function of the biological importance of the decision. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 1994;67:773-789.
Conflict: Practices in Management, Settlement, and Resolution. Macmillan; 1990.
Conflict: Readings in Management and Resolution. Macmillan; 1990.
Youth Violence: What We Need to Know. Report of the Subcommittee on Youth Violence of the Advisory Committee to the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate. Arlington: National Science Foundation; 2013.
The ontogeny of the motivation that underlies in-group bias. Psychol Sci. 2014;25(4):921-7.
Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2021. New York: United Nations Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC); 2021.
Handbook of Father Involvement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Taylor & Francis; 2012.
Social psychological contributions to the decade of the brain. Doctrine of multilevel analysis. Am Psychol. 1992;47(8):1019-28.
A quantitative meta-analysis of functional imaging studies of social rejection. Sci Rep. 2013;3:2027.
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