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.
Young children's reactions to war-related stress: a survey and assessment of an innovative intervention. Pediatrics. 2008;121(1):46-53.
Minding the Baby: Enhancing Reflectiveness to Improve Early Health and Relationship Outcomes in an Interdisciplinary Home-Visiting Program. Infant Mental Health Journal. 2013;34(5):391-405.
How do grandparents influence child health and development? A systematic review. Social Science & Medicine. 2019:112476.
Global citizenship and the role of the United Nations: The promise of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. 2018;2018(159):99-105.
Childcare and working families: New opportunity of missing link? An evidence brief. New York, NY: UNICEF; 2019.
Comprehensive longitudinal studies of child health, development and behaviour in Jamaica: findings and policy impact. The West Indian medical journal. 2008;57:639-44.
The mass media and the prevention of child behavior problems: the evaluation of a television series to promote positive outcomes for parents and their children. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2000;41(7):939-48.
Applying Self-Regulation Principles in the Delivery of Parenting Interventions. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review. 2019;22(1):24-42.
Framework for reopening schools. UNICEF; 2020.
Global Education Monitoring Report 2019: Migration, displacement and education: Building bridges, not walls. Paris: UNESCO Publishing; 2018.
Cities Welcoming Refugees & Migrants: Enhancing effective urban governance in an age of migration. Paris, France: UNESCO; 2016.
Global Peace Index 2019: Measuring peace in a complex world. Sydney, Australia: Institute for Economics & Peace; 2019.
Social Protection and Welfare Systems: Implications for Early Childhood Development. In: al P.RBritto, editor. Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy. New York: Oxford Univ. Press; 2013. 2. p. 260-274p.
Evaluation of an early childhood parenting programme in rural Bangladesh. J Health Popul Nutr. 2007;25(1):3-13.
Very Early Childhood Development. In: Black R.E, Laxminarayan R., Temmerman M., Walker N., editors. Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health: Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 2). Washington (DC); 2016.
Medical Humanitarianism: Ethnographies of Practice. Penn University Press; 2015.
Medical humanitarianism: anthropologists speak out on policy and practice. Med Anthropol Q. 2015;29(1):1-23.
Empathy an invaluable natural resource for peace. Rome, Italy: Foundation Child; 2019.
Linking peacebuilding and child development: A basic framework. In: Leckman JF, Panter-Brick C, Salah R, editors. Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families. The MIT Press; 2014. 3. p. 323-338p.
Dialogue, Conflict Resolution, and Change: Arab-Jewish Encounters in Israel. State University of New York Press; 1999.
Forgiveness in The Arab and Islamic Contexts. Journal of Religious Ethics. 2013;41(3):474-494.
Evaluating Interreligious Peacebuilding and Dialogue. Abu-Nimer M, Nelson RKatalin, editors. De Gruyter; 2021.
The effect of intranasal oxytocin treatment on conditioned fear extinction and recall in a healthy human sample. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2013;229(1):199-208.
Hippocampal dysfunction effects on context memory: possible etiology for posttraumatic stress disorder. Neuropharmacology. 2012;62(2):674-85.
The social brain: neural basis of social knowledge. Annu Rev Psychol. 2009;60:693-716.
Role of the amygdala in processing visual social stimuli. Prog Brain Res. 2006;156:363-78.
Learning for Peace: Lessons learned from UNICEF’s Peacebuilding, Education, and Advocacy in Conflict-Affected Context Programme. Balvin N, Christie DJ, editors. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2019.
On the absence of a ‘Socio-emotional Enablement’ discourse component in international socio-economic development thought. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. 2004;18(4):424-436.
Life skills and financial education for peace. Aflatoun International; 2019.
Aiming higher for maternal and child nutrition in South Asia. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2018;14:e12739.
Essay: Healing through art therapy in disaster settings. The Lancet. 2006;368:S28-S29.
Infancy in Uganda: Infant Care and the Growth of Love. Blatimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press; 1967.
Patterns of Attachment. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum; 1978.
Infant Development and Mother-Infant Interaction among Ganda and American Families. In: al. P.HLeiderm, editor. Culture and Infancy: Variations in the Human Experience. New York: Academic Press; 1977. 1. p. 119-149p.
An ethological approach to personality development. American Psychologist. 1991;46(4):333-341.
Evaluation of the Better Parenting Programme in Jordan. Early Child Dev Care. 2011;181(5):587-598.
Association between economic growth and early childhood nutrition. Lancet Glob Health. 2014;2:e500.
Long term consequences of early childhood malnutrition. Oxford Economic Papers. 2006;58(3):450-474.
The Refugee Crisis and the Rights of Children: Perspectives on Community-Based Resettlement Programs. New Dir Child Adolesc Dev. 2018;2018:91-98.
Mental health and psychosocial support in crisis and conflict: report of the Mental Health Working Group. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2009;24 Suppl 2:s217-27.
A Study of a Violence Prevention Program in Prekindergarten Classrooms. Children & Schools. 2009;31(3):177-187.
Enabling the implementation of the 2030 agenda through SDG 16+: Anchoring peace, justice and inclusion. New York City, New York: United Nations; 2019.
The Nature of Prejudice. Reading: Addison-Wesley; 1958.
Effects of early intervention and the moderating effects of brain activity on institutionalized children's social skills at age 8. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2012;109 Suppl 2:17228-31.
We are here: An integrated approach to youth-inclusive peace processes. Finland: Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland; 2019.
Global policy paper “We Are Here: An integrated approach to youth-inclusive peace processes”. Youth, Peace and Security; 2019.
Parent education by maternity nurses and prevention of abusive head trauma. Pediatrics. 2011;128(5):e1164-72.
Acute effects of intranasal oxytocin on subjective and behavioral responses to social rejection. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2010;18(4):316-21.
Life in groups: the roles of oxytocin in mammalian sociality. Front Behav Neurosci. 2013;7:185.
Heredity, environment, and the question how? Psychol Rev. 1958;65(4):197-208.
The enduring effects of abuse and related adverse experiences in childhood. A convergence of evidence from neurobiology and epidemiology. Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2006;256(3):174-86.
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