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Pathways to a more peaceful and sustainable world: The transformative power of children in families

  • Pia R. Britto (a1), Suna Hanöz-Penney (a2) (a3), Liliana Angelica Ponguta (a4), Diane Sunar (a5), Ghassan Issa (a6), Sascha D. Hein (a7), Maria Conceição do Rosário (a4) (a8), Maha A. Almuneef (a9), Irem Korucu (a4), Yaya Togo (a10) (a11), Jamshed Kurbonov (a12), Nurlan Choibekov (a13), Hien Thi Thu Phan (a14), N. Shemrah Fallon (a4), Bekir B. Artukoğlu (a4), Franz J. Hartl (a15), Rima Salah (a4), Siobhán Fitzpatrick (a16), Paul Connolly (a17), Laura Dunne (a18), Sarah Miller (a18), Kyle Pruett (a4) and James F. Leckman (a4)...

Abstract

This article provides an overview of selected ongoing international efforts that have been inspired by Edward Zigler's vision to improve programs and policies for young children and families in the United States. The efforts presented are in close alignment with three strategies articulated by Edward Zigler: (a) conduct research that will inform policy advocacy; (b) design, implement, and revise quality early childhood development (ECD) programs; and (c) invest in building the next generation of scholars and advocates in child development. The intergenerational legacy left by Edward Zigler has had an impact on young children not only in the United States, but also across the globe. More needs to be done. We need to work together with a full commitment to ensure the optimal development of each child.

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Author for Correspondence: James F. Leckman, Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT06517, USA. E-mail: james.leckman@yale.edu.

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Pathways to a more peaceful and sustainable world: The transformative power of children in families

  • Pia R. Britto (a1), Suna Hanöz-Penney (a2) (a3), Liliana Angelica Ponguta (a4), Diane Sunar (a5), Ghassan Issa (a6), Sascha D. Hein (a7), Maria Conceição do Rosário (a4) (a8), Maha A. Almuneef (a9), Irem Korucu (a4), Yaya Togo (a10) (a11), Jamshed Kurbonov (a12), Nurlan Choibekov (a13), Hien Thi Thu Phan (a14), N. Shemrah Fallon (a4), Bekir B. Artukoğlu (a4), Franz J. Hartl (a15), Rima Salah (a4), Siobhán Fitzpatrick (a16), Paul Connolly (a17), Laura Dunne (a18), Sarah Miller (a18), Kyle Pruett (a4) and James F. Leckman (a4)...

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