If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.
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.
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.
School, family, and community partnerships: Preparing educators and improving schools. 2nd ed. Routledge; 2018.
Maternal immune activation: Implications for neuropsychiatric disorders. Science (New York, NY). 2016;353:772-7.
Child immigration detention in the EU. Children In Migration; 2019.
European Care Strategy. Eurochild position. Eurochild; 2022.
Commission proposes action to uphold child rights and support children in need. European Union; 2021.
The European Union’s Plan for Children’s Rights. European Union; 2021.
COVID-19 and Child Protection. Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children (EVAC) and the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN) ; 2020.
Childhood Poverty, Chronic Stress, Self-Regulation, and Coping. Child Development Perspectives. 2013;7:43-48.
The rituals, fears and phobias of young children: insights from development, psychopathology and neurobiology. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. 1999;29:261-76.
Dads Matter Performance Measures: Preliminary results for confidence and knowledge. Germantown: National Fatherhood Iniative; 2010.
Child maltreatment, youth violence, and intimate partner violence: developmental relationships. American journal of preventive medicine. 2007;33:281-90.
Structural violence and clinical medicine. PLoS Med. 2006;3(10):e449.
Key results from the first forty years of the Cambridge Study in delinquent development. In: Thornberry T.P, Krohn M., editors. Taking stock of delinquency: An overview of findings from contemporary longitudinal studies. New York, NY: Kluwer; 2003. 1. p. 137-184p.
Mental health of displaced and refugee children resettled in high-income countries: risk and protective factors. Lancet. 2012;379(9812):266-82.
Egalitarianism in young children. Nature. 2008;454:1079-83.
Stochastic epigenetic variation as a driving force of development, evolutionary adaptation, and disease. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2010;107:1757-1764.
Effects of family foundations on parents and children: 3.5 years after baseline. J Fam Psychol. 2010;24(5):532-42.
Long-term follow-up of a randomized trial of family foundations: effects on children's emotional, behavioral, and school adjustment. J Fam Psychol. 2014;28(6):821-31.
Effects of family foundations on parents and children: 3.5 years after baseline. Journal of Family Psychology. 2010;24(5):532-542.
Enhancing coparenting, parenting, and child self-regulation: effects of family foundations 1 year after birth. Prev Sci. 2009;10(3):276-85.
Establishing Family Foundations: Intervention Effects on Coparenting, Parent/Infant Well-Being, and Parent–Child Relations. Journal of Family Psychology. 2008;22.
The nature of the mother's tie to her infant: maternal bonding under conditions of proximity, separation, and potential loss. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 1999;40:929-39.
Oxytocin and social affiliation in humans. Horm Behav. 2012;61:380-91.
Direct and indirect effects of breast milk on the neurobehavioral and cognitive development of premature infants. Dev Psychobiol. 2003;43(2):109-19.
The cross-generation transmission of oxytocin in humans. Horm Behav. 2010;58(4):669-76.
Natural variations in maternal and paternal care are associated with systematic changes in oxytocin following parent-infant contact. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2010;35(8):1133-41.
Parent-child and triadic antecedents of children's social competence: cultural specificity, shared process. Dev Psychol. 2010;46(2):455-67.
Parental oxytocin and early caregiving jointly shape children's oxytocin response and social reciprocity. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2013;38(7):1154-62.
Sensitive parenting is associated with plasma oxytocin and polymorphisms in the OXTR and CD38 genes. Biol Psychiatry. 2012;72(3):175-81.
Comparing the reliability and predictive power of child, teacher, and guardian reports of noncognitive skills. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2022;119(6).
Randomized trial of the Early Start program of home visitation: parent and family outcomes. Pediatrics. 2006;117(3):781-6.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging and the neurobiology of vasopressin and oxytocin. Prog Brain ResUnderstanding Emotions. 2008;170:305-20.
A Theory of Social Comparison Processes. Human Relations. 1954;7:117-140.
Violence, abuse, and crime exposure in a national sample of children and youth. Pediatrics. 2009;124(5):1411-23.
Violence, crime, and abuse exposure in a national sample of children and youth: an update. JAMA Pediatr. 2013;167(7):614-21.
Nine country profiles highlight the need for greater attention to early childhood development across Europe. First Years First Priority; 2021.
G Is for Growing: Thirty Years of Research on Children and Sesame Street. Taylor & Francis; 2014.
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In. Penguin Publishing Group; 2011.
Interactive Conflict Resolution. Syracuse University Press; 1997.
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