Urie Bronfenbrenner's scientific contributions

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To understand the way children develop, Bronfenbrenner believes that it is necessary to observe their behavior in natural settings, while they are interacting with familiar adults over prolonged periods of time. His book offers an important blueprint for constructing a new and ecologically valid psychology of development.


... From a social-ecological perspective, a complex series of individual and structural factors shape risk for IPV and its related health outcomes (Bronfenbrenner, 1979;Drexler et al., 2021;Jewkes, 2002). Women of low socioeconomic status disproportionately experience physical IPV (Aizer, 2011;Jewkes, 2002) and poverty and IPV often co-occur, which can lead to increased stress, social isolation, and depression; these effects can be particularly pronounced for vulnerable racial and ethnic minorities Gillum, 2019). ...