School teacher teachers her students with the help of a laptop at the rural school (West Bengal, India).

Knowledge Base

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.

- Mahatma Ghandi (1869 -1948)

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.

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Abramowitz S., Panter-Brick C. Medical Humanitarianism: Ethnographies of Practice. Penn University Press; 2015.
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Beal JA. Toxic Stress in Children. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 2019;44(1):53.
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Behrman J., Glewwe P., Miguel E. Methodologies to Evaluate Early Childhood Development Programs. Washington, D.C.: The World Bank; 2007.
Behrman JR, Calderon MC, Preston SH, Hoddinott J, Martorell R, Stein AD. Nutritional supplementation in girls influences the growth of their children: prospective study in Guatemala. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009;90(5):1372-9.
Behrman J., Kohler H. Population Quantity, Quality and Mobility. In: Behrman J.R., editor. Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century. OUP Oxford; 2014.
Bekerman Z., Zembylas M. Teaching Contested Narratives. Cambridge University Press; 2014.
Belkin G., Wissow L., Lund C., Aber L., Bhutta Z., Black M., et al. Converging on child mental health - toward shared global action for child development. Glob Ment Health (Camb). 2017;4:e20.
Bellier I., Wilson T. Building, Imagining, and Experiencing Europe: Institutions and Identities in the European Union. In: Bellier I., Wilson T., editors. An Anthropology of the European Union. Oxford: Berg; 2000. 1. p. 1-27p.
Belsky J., Bakermans-Kranenburg M., van IJzendoorn M. For better and for worse: Differential susceptibility to environmental influences. Curr Dir Psychol Sci. 2007;16:300-304.
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Benage M., Greenough P., Vinck P., Omeira N., Pham P. An assessment of antenatal care among Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Confl Health. 2015;9:8.
Bentley M., Lin H., Fernandez T., Lee M., Yrigollen C., Pakstis A., et al. Gene variants associated with antisocial behaviour: a latent variable approach. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013;54:1074-85.
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