A Social Ecological Perspective on Risk and Resilience for Children and Political Violence: Implications for Restoring Civil Societies

E. Mark Cummings*, Laura K. Taylor, Christine E. Merrilees, Laura Taylor

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4 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRestoring Civil Societies: The Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9780470671436
Publication statusPublished - 08 Aug 2012


  • Effective coping, on the stressor-coping match
  • EST, to account for children's security and adjustment
  • Multiple social contexts on youth
  • Nonsectarian crime as intragroup violence, changing intergroup conflict
  • Northern Ireland, social coping/emotional/instrumental support
  • Political violence and social problems, disrupting societies/cultures
  • Post-accord societies, task of reconstruction/rebuilding
  • Social ecological, multiple influences affecting child development
  • Social identity, constituting another regulatory factor
  • Social/ecological on risk/resilience for children, and political violence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology

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