Children and political violence from a social ecological perspective: implications from research on children and families in Northern Ireland.

@article{Cummings2009ChildrenAP,
  title={Children and political violence from a social ecological perspective: implications from research on children and families in Northern Ireland.},
  author={Edward Mark Cummings and Marcie C. Goeke-Morey and Alice C. Schermerhorn and Christine E Merrilees and E R Cairns},
  journal={Clinical child and family psychology review},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={16-38}
}
The effects on children of political violence are matters of international concern, with many negative effects well-documented. At the same time, relations between war, terrorism, or other forms of political violence and child development do not occur in a vacuum. The impact can be understood as related to changes in the communities, families and other social contexts in which children live, and in the psychological processes engaged by these social ecologies. To advance this process-oriented… CONTINUE READING

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