5. A Social Ecological Perspective on Risk and Resilience for Children and Political Violence

Implications for Restoring Civil Societies

  1. Kai J. Jonas3 and
  2. Thomas A. Morton4
  1. E. Mark Cummings,
  2. Laura K. Taylor1 and
  3. Christine E. Merrilees2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118347683.ch5

Restoring Civil Societies: The Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis

Restoring Civil Societies: The Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis

How to Cite

Cummings, E. M., Taylor, L. K. and Merrilees, C. E. (2012) A Social Ecological Perspective on Risk and Resilience for Children and Political Violence, in Restoring Civil Societies: The Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis (eds K. J. Jonas and T. A. Morton), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118347683.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Göttingen, Germany

  2. 4

    University of Exeter, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Kroc Institute of the University of Notre Dame, USA

  2. 2

    University of Notre Dame, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2012

Book Series:

  1. Social Issues and Interventions

Book Series Editors:

  1. Marilynn B. Brewer

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470671436

Online ISBN: 9781118347683

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Keywords:

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

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Conceptual Models for Social Ecological and Psychological Processes Affecting Children

  • Testing the Conceptual Model in Northern Ireland: A Setting of Protracted Conflict

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References