Developmental and social-ecological perspectives on children, political violence, and armed conflict.

@article{Cummings2017DevelopmentalAS,
  title={Developmental and social-ecological perspectives on children, political violence, and armed conflict.},
  author={Edward Mark Cummings and Christine E Merrilees and Laura K. Taylor and Christina F. Mondi},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  year={2017},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={1-10}
}
An increasing number of researchers and policymakers have been moved to study and intervene in the lives of children affected by violent conflicts (Masten, 2014). According to a United Nations Children's Fund (2009) report, over 1 billion children under the age of 18 are growing up in regions where acts of political violence and armed conflict are, as Ladds and Cairns (1996, p. 15) put it, "a common occurrence-a fact of life." In recent years, the United Nations Children's Fund, advocacy and… CONTINUE READING

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