Key literature

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Key literature

Key literature

Key literature that recognizes early childhood development (ECD) strategies for peacebuilding

Introduction

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 key relevance to early childhood development, social cohesion, violence prevention and peace promotion, and more. Additional key literature will be added as it becomes available.

Key Literature

Abu-Nimer, Mohammed, and Ilham Nasser. "Linking Peacebuilding and Child Development: A Basic Framework." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick and Rima Salah, 323-338. The MIT Press, 2014.
Britto, Pia R., Rima Salah, Mohammed Abu-Nimer, Jacqueline Bhabha, Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Gary R. Gunderson, Cigdem Kagitcibasi, Lucy Nusseibeh, Olayinka Omigbodun, Mikiko Otani et al. "Creating Effective Programs and Policies to Reduce Violence and Promote Peace." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick and Rima Salah, 361-384. The MIT Press, 2014.
Britto, P. R., I. Gordon, W. Hodges, D. Sunar, C. Kagitcibasi, and J. Leckman. "Ecology of peace." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by J. Leckman, C. Panter-Brick and R. Salah, 27-39. Vol. 15. MIT Press, 2014.
Britto, P. R., S. J. Lye, K. Proulx, A. K. Yousafzai, S. G. Matthews, T. Vaivada, R. Perez-Escamilla, N. Rao, P. Ip, L. C. H. Fernald et al. "Nurturing care: promoting early childhood development." Lancet 389, no. 10064 (2017): 91-102.
Carter, C. S., and S.W. Porges. "Peptide pathways to peace." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by J. F. Leckman, C. Panter-Brick and R. Salah, 43-64. Vol. 15. MIT Press, 2014.
Chowdhury, A. K. "The Culture of Peace ." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by J. F. Leckman, C. Panter-Brick and R. Salah, xiii-xx. MIT Press, 2014.
Christie, D. J., C. Panter-Brick, J. R. Behrman, J. R. Cochrane, A. Dawes, K. Goth, J. Hayden, A. S. Masten, I. Nasser, R. Punamaki et al. "Healthy human development as a path to peace." In Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families, edited by J. Leckman, C. Panter-Brick and R. Salah, 273-302. Vol. 15. MIT Press, 2014.
Connolly, P., J. Hayden, D.E. Levin, L.R. Shulman, World Forum Foundation, and NIPPA - the Earl Organisation. From conflict to peace building: the power of early childhood initiatives : lessons from around the world. World Forum Foundation, 2007.
Dawes, Andrew, and Amelia van der Merwe. "Structural Violence and Early Childhood Development." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick and Rima Salah, 233-250. The MIT Press, 2014.
Donaldson, C., F. Affolter, L. A. Ponguta, R. Salah, P. R. Britto, J. F. Leckman, P. Connolly, S. Fitzpatrick, and P. Walmsley. Contributions of Early Childhood Development Programming to Sustainable Peace and Development. New York City: Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC), 2018.
Donaldson, Chelsea. Contributions of Early Childhood Development Services to Preventing Violent Conflict and Sustaining Peace [Eng, Ara, Fre, Spa, Tur], Edited by Liliana Angelica Ponguta, Friedrich Affolter and Pia Rebello Britto. Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC), 2017.
Efevbera, Y., D. C. McCoy, A. J. Wuermli, and T. S. Betancourt. "Integrating Early Child Development and Violence Prevention Programs: A Systematic Review." New Dir Child Adolesc Dev 2018 (2018): 27-54.
Fox, Nathan A., Charles A. Nelson, and Charles H. Zeanah. "The Problem of Institutionalization of Young Children and Its Consequences for Efforts to Build Peaceful Societies." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick and Rima Salah, 145-160. The MIT Press, 2014.
Fry, D. P. "Group identity as an obstacle and catalyst of peace." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by J. Leckman, C. Panter-Brick and R. Salah, 79-92. 15th ed. MIT Press, 2014.
Hinde, R. A., and J. Stevenson-Hinde. "Framing our analysis: A dialectical perspective." In Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families, edited by J. Leckman, C. Panter-Brick and R. Salah, 19-25. Vol. 15. MIT Press, 2014.
Kagitcibasi, Cigdem, and Pia R. Britto. "Interventions: What has worked and why?" In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick and Rima Salah, 305-322. Vol. 15. The MIT Press, 2014.
Keverne, E. B. "Epigenetics: Significance of the gene-environment interface for brain development." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, 65-77. Vol. 15. MIT Press, 2014.
Leckman, J. F., and P. R. Britto. "Steps Toward Peace and Violence Prevention Across Generations: The Potential of Early Child Development in the Context of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals." New Dir Child Adolesc DevNew Dir Child Adolesc DevNew Dir Child Adolesc Dev 2018 (2018): 5-12.
Leckman, James F., Pia Rebello Britto, Yvette Efevbera, Dana C. McCoy, Alice J. Wuermli, and Theresa S. Betancourt. Integrating Early Child Development and Violence Prevention Programs: A Systematic Review In New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. Vol. 2018., 2018.
Leckman, J., C. Panter-Brick, and R. Salah. "Peace is a lifelong process: The importance of partnerships." In Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families, edited by J. Leckman, C. Panter-Brick and R. Salah, 3-17. Vol. 15. MIT Press, 2014.
Leckman, J. F., C. Panter-Brick, and R. Salah. Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families. Vol. 15. Cambridge MA US / London UK: MIT Press, 2014.
Maestripieri, Dario. "Comparative and Evolutionary Perspectives." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick and Rima Salah, 131-144. Vol. 15. The MIT Press, 2014.
Masten, A. S. "Promoting the Capacity for Peace in Early Childhood: Perspectives from research on resilience in children and families." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by J. F. Leckman, C. Panter-Brick and R. Salah, 251-272. Vol. 15. The MIT Press, 2014.
Morgan, B., D. Sunar, S. Carter, J. Leckman, D.P. Fry, E.B. Keverne, I. Kolassa, R. Kumsta, and D. Olds. "Human biological development and peace: Genes, brains, safety, and justice." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by J. Leckman, C. Panter-Brick and R. Salah, 95-128. Vol. 15. MIT Press, 2014.
Nusseibeh, Lucy. "The Power of Media in Peacebuilding." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick and Rima Salah, 339-360. Vol. 15. The MIT Press, 2014.
Ponguta, L. A., and A. Zonderman. Early Childhood Peace Consortium: Full report on the global launch. New Haven: Yale University, 2013.
Ponguta, L. A., M. A. Rasheed, C. R. Reyes, and A. K. Yousafzai. "A Conceptual Model for Youth-Led Programs as a Promising Approach to Early Childhood Care and Education." New Dir Child Adolesc Dev 2018 (2018): 71-89.
Punamäki, Raija-Leena. "Mental health and development among children living in violent conditions: Underlying processes for promoting peace." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick and Rima Salah, 213-232. Vol. 15. The MIT Press, 2014.
Ramos-Horta, J., A. Haq, J. Arnault, M. Baricako, R. Coomaraswamy, A. Guha, A. Hughes, A. Ilitchev, H. F. Johnson, Y. Mahmoud et al. United our strengths for peace, politics, partnership and people: Report of the High-level Independent Panel on United Nations Peace Operations., 2015.
Richter, L. M., B. Daelmans, J. Lombardi, J. Heymann, F. L. Boo, J. R. Behrman, C. Lu, J. E. Lucas, R. Perez-Escamilla, T. Dua et al. "Investing in the foundation of sustainable development: pathways to scale up for early childhood development." Lancet 389 (2017): 103-118.
Richter, L. M., S. J. Lye, and K. Proulx. "Nurturing Care for Young Children under Conditions of Fragility and Conflict." New Dir Child Adolesc Dev 2018 (2018): 13-26.
Salah, R. "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, no. 159 (2018): 99-105.
SRSGVAC. Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary - General on Violence against Children. New York City: United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children, 2019.
Steele, Howard, Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, Thomas W. Boyce, Mary Dozier, Nathan A. Fox, Heidi Keller, Dario Maestripieri, Paul Odhiambo Oburu, and Hiltrud Otto. "How Do Events and Relationships in Childhood Set the Stage for Peace at Personal and Social Levels?" In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick and Rima Salah, 185-210. Vol. 15. The MIT Press, 2014.
Sunar, D., Ç. Kâğıtçıbaşı, J. F. Leckman, P. Britto, C. Panter-Brick, K. Pruett, M. Reyes, W. Hodges, A. Zonderman, Y. Yazgan et al. "Is early childhood relevant to peacebuilding?" J Peacebuilding Develop 8 (2013): 81-85.
Sunar, Diane, Cigdem Kagitcibasi, James Leckman, Pia Britto, Catherine Panter-Brick, Kyle Pruett, Maria Reyes, William Hodges, Anna Zonderman, Yanki Yazgan et al. "Is early childhood relevant to peacebuilding?" Journal of Peacebuilding & Development 8 (2013): 81-85.
UnitedNations, and General Assembly. Peace Resolutions., 2016.
UnitedNations, and General Assembly. Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace. New York, 1999.
UnitedNations, and General Assembly. A world fit for children ., 2002.
van IJzendoorn, Marinus H., and Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg. "Prosocial Development and Situational Morality: Neurobiological, Parental, and Contextual Factors." In Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families, edited by James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick and Rima Salah, 161-184. Vol. 15. The MIT Press, 2014.

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