ERIC Number: EJ1027471
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Global Perspectives on Resilience in Children and Youth
Masten, Ann S.
Child Development, v85 n1 p6-20 Jan-Feb 2014
Global concerns about the consequences of disasters, political violence, disease, malnutrition, maltreatment, and other threats to human development and well-being have sparked a surge of international interest in resilience science. This article highlights progress and issues in research that aims to understand variations in human adaptation to adverse experiences. Two key questions are considered: Why is a new wave of global research on resilience important for developmental science? and Why is developmental science important for global resilience? The conclusion calls for developmental scientists to engage in international efforts to promote resilience.
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Children, Global Approach, Developmental Psychology, Natural Disasters, Terrorism, Coping, Research Needs, Educational Research, Adolescents, Violence, Diseases, Nutrition, Social Science Research
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