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.
Small voices, BIG dreams 2019: Violence against children, as explained by children. New York City: ChildFund Alliance; 2019.
Implementing the Global Compact on Refugees for Children. Examples of Child-focused work. Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts; 2020.
Ten acts for the Global Compact: A civil society vision for a transformative agenda for human mobility, migration and development. Child Rights in the Global Compacts; 2017.
Working document on child rights in the global compacts. Child Rights in the Global Compacts; 2017.
Death, Hope and Sex: Steps to an Evolutionary Ecology of Mind and Morality. Cambridge University Press; 1999.
Linking family-friendly policies to women's economic empowerment. An evidence brief. New York, NY: UNICEF; 2019.
GCR-SCI Advocacy Briefing on the rights of children in Greece, September - October 2021. Greek Council for Refugees; 2021.
The Culture of Peace . In: Leckman J.F, Panter-Brick C., Salah R., editors. Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families. MIT Press; 2014. x. xiii-xx.
Creating The Culture of Peace: A clarion call for individual and collective transformation. London, England: British-American publishing company I.B. Tauris; 2020.
Contributions of psychology to war and peace. Am Psychol. 2013;68(7):502-13.
Peace psychology for a peaceful world. Am Psychol. 2008;63(6):540-52.
Peace, Conflict, and Violence: Peace Psychology for the 21st Century. Prentice Hall; 2001.
Healthy human development as a path to 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. 273-302p.
What is peace psychology the psychology of ? J Soc Issues. 2006;62:1-17.
Local brain functional activity following early deprivation: a study of postinstitutionalized Romanian orphans. Neuroimage. 2001;14(6):1290-301.
Are the world’s richest countries family friendly? Policy in the OECD and EU. Florence, Italy: UNICEF; 2019.
Resilience under conditions of extreme stress: a multilevel perspective. World Psychiatry. 2010;9(3):145-54.
Annual Research Review: Resilient functioning in maltreated children--past, present, and future perspectives. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013;54(4):402-22.
An Ecological Transactional Perspective on Child Maltreatment: Failure of the Average Expectable Environment and Its Influence Upon Child Development. In: Cicchetti D., Cohen D.J., editors. Developmental Psychopathology, Risk, Disorder, and Adaptation. Vol 3. New York: Wiley; 2006. 1. p. 129-201p.
Normalizing the development of cortisol regulation in maltreated infants through preventive interventions. Dev Psychopathol. 2011;23(3):789-800.
12 Key ways for states to get back on track. Civil Society Action Committee; 2021.
Development of individual differences in stress responsiveness: an overview of factors mediating the outcome of early life experiences. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2011;214(1):141-54.
A future for the world's children? A WHO–UNICEF–Lancet Commission. The Lancet. 2020.
Quantitative EEG in low-IQ children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Clin Neurophysiol. 2006;117(8):1708-14.
Peace and Conflict Studies Versus Peace Science. In: Christie D.J., editor. The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology. New York: Wiley; 2012. 7. p. 767-771p.
Changed Lives: The Effects of the Perry Preschool Program on Youths Through Age 19. High/Scope Foundation; 1984.
2019 Edition of the minimum standards for child protection in humanitarian action (CPMS). Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action; 2019.
Religion, Health and the Economy. In: , editor. In: The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to African Religions. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell; 2012. 4. p. 430-442p.
Childhood socioeconomic status and adult health. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010;1186:37-55.
Negotiating Across Cultures: Communication Obstacles in International Diplomacy. United States Institute of Peace Press; 1991.
Contributions of positive psychology to peace: toward global well-being and resilience. Am Psychol. 2013;68(7):590-600.
Begin with the children: What research on Sesame Street's international coproductions reveals about using media to promote a new more peaceful world. International Journal of Behavioral Development. 2008;32:359-365.
Seven essential elements for creating effective children's media to promote peacebuilding: Lessons from international co-productions of Sesame Street and other children's media programs. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. 2018;2018(159):55-69.
Characteristics of Protracted, Intractable Conflict: Toward the Development of a Metaframework-I. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. 2003;9:1-37.
Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital. American Journal of Sociology. 1988;94:S95-S120.
Male involvement interventions and improved couples’ emotional relationships in Tanzania and Zimbabwe: ‘When we are walking together, I feel happy’. Culture, Health & Sexuality. 2019:1-18.
Angry and aggressive behavior across three generations: a prospective, longitudinal study of parents and children. Journal of abnormal child psychology. 2003;31:143-60.
Socioeconomic Status, Family Processes, and Individual Development. Journal of marriage and the family. 2010;72:685-704.
Addressing diversity and inclusion in the early years in conflict‐affected societies: A case study of the Media Initiative for Children - Northern Ireland. Int J Early Years Education. 2006;14:263-278.
A cluster randomised trial evaluation of the Media Initiative for Children: Respecting Difference Programme, Centre for Effective Education. Belfast, Ireland: Center for Effective Education, Queen's University Belfast; 2010.
From conflict to peace building: The power of early childhood initiatives: Lessons from around the world. World Forum Foundation; 2007.
Using survey data to explore preschool children’s ethnic awareness and attitudes. Journal of Early Childhood Research. 2011;9:175-187.
Too Young to Notice?: The Cultural and Political Awareness of 3-6 Year Olds in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Community Relations Council; 2002.
Cooperation beyond the dyad: on simple models and a complex society. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences. 2010;365:2687-2697.
The Effects of Two Influential Early Childhood Interventions on Health and Healthy Behaviour. Econ J (London)Econ J (London). 2016;126:F28-F65.
Understanding conscientiousness across the life course: an economic perspective. Dev PsycholDev Psychol. 2014;50:1451-9.
Community engagement to strengthen social cohesion and child protection in Chad and Burundi: “Bottom Up” participatory monitoring, planning and action. International Insituted for Child Rights and Development (IICRD); 2016.
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