Publications

The Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW) offers free downloads, selected from our many publications, to our website visitors. We hope that by reading WCW publications, you will gain an understanding of the complexity, depth, and importance of the work undertaken by the researchers and program staff at WCW.

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Women in the workplace: an application of relational cultural theory 

Year Published: 2005

Authors: Jordan, J.V. and Romney, P.

Source: Psychotherapy with Women: Exploring Diverse Contexts and Identities

 

Applications of the Relational Model to Time-Limited Therapy

Year Published: 2000

Authors: Jordan, J.V., Handel, M., Alvarez, M., Cook-Nobles, R.

Source: Stone Center for Developmental Services and Studies

 

Shame and Humiliation: From Isolation to Relational Transformation

Year Published: 2000

Authors: Hartling, L., Rosen, W., Walker, M., Jordan, J.

Source: Stone Center for Developmental Services and Studies

 

Women and the Workplace: Applications of a Psychodynamic Theory

Year Published: 2000

Authors: Fletcher, J., Jordan, J., Miller, J.

Source: The American Journal of Psychoanalysis. Vol. 60, No 3

 

Shattered Trust: Technical and Moral Lessons From an Interrupted First Visit

Year Published: 2002

Authors: Jordan, J.V, Kim, D., Silver, M

Source: Harvard Review of Psychiatry

 

The Relational Health Indices: A Study of Women’s Relationships

Year Published: 2002

Authors: Liang, B., Tracy, A., Taylor, C., Williams, L., Jordan, J., Miller, J.B.

Source: Psychology of Women Quarterly

 

Growth-Promoting Relationships Between Youth and Adults: A Focus Group Study

Year Published: 2004

Authors: Spencer, R. Jordan, J., Sazama, J.

Source: Families in Society, 7, Vol 85, No 3

 

Losing Certainty and Finding Voice: One Therapist's Reflections on Doing Therapy in the Last Third of Life

Year Published: 2009

Author: Judith V. Jordan

Source: Women and Therapy

 

The National Lesbian Family Study: 3. Interviews with mothers of five-year-olds

 

Year Published: 2000

Authors: Gartrell N, Banks A, Reed N, Hamilton J, Rodas C, Deck A

Source: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 70(4)

 

A Complete Guide to Mental Health in Women

Year Published: 2003

Editors: Slater L, Henderson-Daniels J, Banks A

Source: Beacon Press

 

Growth-in-Connection A Relational-Cultural Model of Growth

Year Published: 2003

Authors: Jordan J, Banks A, Walker M

Source: A Complete Guide to Mental Health in Women

 

Puerto Rican Early Adolescents’ Self-Esteem Patterns

Year Published: 2000

Authors: Sumru Erkut, Laura A. Szalacha, Cynthia García Coll, and Odette Alarcón

Source: Journal of Research on Adolescence

 

Predicting Adolescent Self-Esteem From Participation in School Sports Among Latino Subgroups

Year Published: 2002

Authors: Sumru Erkut and Allison J. Tracy

Source: Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences

 

Discrimination and Puerto Rican children's and adolescents' mental health

Year Published: 2003

Authors: Szalacha LA, Erkut S, García Coll C, Alarcón O, Fields JP, Ceder I.

Source: Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology

 

Use of a storytelling context to improve girls' and boys' geometry skills in kindergarten

Year Published: 2008

Authors: Beth Casey, Sumru Erkut, Ineke Ceder, Jessica Mercer Young

Source: Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology

 

Developing Multiple Language Versions of Instruments for Intercultural Research

Year Published: 2010

Author: Sumru Erkut

Source: Child Development Perspectives

 

The relation of child care to cognitive and language development. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Early Child Care Research Network

Year Published: 2000

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Child Development, 71(4)

Factors Associated With Fathers' Caregiving Activities and Sensitivity With Young Children

Year Published: 2000

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Journal of Family Psychology, 14(2)

 

Characteristics and Quality of Child Care for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Year Published: 2000

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Applied Developmental Science, 4(3)

 

Parenting and family influences when children are in child care: Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care

Year Published: 2001

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Parenting and the child’s world: Influences on intellectual, academic, and social-emotional development(pp. 99-123)

 

Nonmaternal care and family factors in early development: An overview of the NICHD Study Of Early Child Care

Year Published: 2001

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 22

 

Child-care and family predictors of preschool attachment and stability from infancy

Year Published: 2001

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Developmental Psychology, 37

 

Child care and common communicable illnesses: results from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care

Year Published: 2001

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 155

 

Before Head Start: Income and Ethnicity, Family Characteristics, Child Care Experiences, and Child Development

Year Published: 2001

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Early Education and Development, 12(4)

 

Child-care structure-->process-->outcome: direct and indirect effects of child-care quality on young children's development.

Year Published: 2002

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Psychological Science, 13

 

The Relation of Global First-Grade Classroom Environment to Structural Classroom Features and Teacher and Student Behaviors

Year Published: 2002

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: The Elementary School Journal, 102(5)

 

Early Child Care and Children's Development Prior to School Entry: Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care

Year Published: 2002

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: American Educational Research Journal, 39

 

Modeling the Impacts of Child Care Quality on Children's Preschool Cognitive Development

Year Published: 2003

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, & Duncan, G. J.

Source: Child Development, 74

 

The NICHD Study of Early Child Care: Contexts of development and developmental outcomes over the first seven years of life

Year Published: 2003

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Early childhood development in the 21st century. (pp. 182-201)

 

Social Functioning in First Grade: Associations with Earlier Home and Child Care Predictors and with Current Classroom Experiences

Year Published: 2003

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Child Development, 74(6)

 

Frequency and intensity of activity of third-grade children in physical education

Year Published: 2003

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 157

 

Families matter—even for kids in child care

Year Published: 2003

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

 

Early child care and mother–child interaction from 36 months through first grade

Year Published: 2003

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Infant Behavior and Development

 

Does quality of child care affect child outcomes at age 4(1/2)?

Year Published: 2003

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Developmental Psychology

 

Does amount of time spent in child care predict socioemotional adjustment during the transition to kindergarten?

Year Published: 2003

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Child Development

 

Do children’s attention processes mediate the link between family predictors and school readiness?

Year Published: 2003

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Developmental Psychology

 

Child care and common communicable illnesses in children aged 37 to 54 months

Year Published: 2003

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine

 

Family Child Care Today: A Report of the Findings of the Massachusetts Cost/Quality Study: Family Child Care Homes

Year Published: 2003

Authors: Marshall, N.L., Creps, C.L., Burstein, N.R., Cahill, K.E., Robeson, W.W., Wang, S.Y., Schimmenti, J., & Glantz, F.B.

Source: Wellesley Centers for Women and Abt Associates, Inc.

 

Studying the effects of early child care experiences on the development of children of color in the U.S.: Toward a more inclusive research agenda

Year Published: 2003

Authors: Johnson, D.J., Jaeger, E., Randolph, S.M., Cauce, A.M., Ward, J., & the NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Child Development

 

Gender at play: Fourth-grade girls and boys on the playground

Year Published: 2003

Authors: Boyle, D.E., Marshall, N.L., & Robeson, W.W.

Source: American Behavioral Scientist

 

Type of child care and children's development at 54 months

Year Published: 2004

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Early Childhood Research Quarterly

 

Trajectories of physical aggression from toddlerhood to middle childhood: Predictors, correlates, and outcomes

Year Published: 2004

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development

 

Does class size in first grade relate to children's academic and social performance or observed classroom processes?

Year Published: 2004

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Developmental Psychology

 

Are Child Developmental Outcomes Related to Before- and After-School Care Arrangements? Results From the NICHD Study of Early Child Care

Year Published: 2004

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Developmental Psychology

 

Affect dysregulation in the mother-child relationship in the toddler years: antecedents and consequences

Year Published: 2004

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Developmental Psychopathology

 

Predicting individual differences in attention, memory, and planning in first graders from experiences at home, child care, and school

Year Published: 2005

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Developmental Psychology

 

Early Child Care and Children's Development in the Primary Grades: Follow-up Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care

Year Published: 2005

Author: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: American Educational Research Journal

 

Early Child Care and Children's Development in the Primary Grades: Follow-up Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care

Year Published: 2005

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: American Educational Research Journal

 

Duration and developmental timing of poverty and children's cognitive and social development from birth through third grade.

Year Published: 2005

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Child Development

 

Child Care and Child Development Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development

Year Published: 2005

Authors: The NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Guilford Press

 

A Day in Third Grade: A Large-Scale Study of Classroom Quality and Teacher and Student Behavior

Year Published: 2005

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: The Elementary School Journal, 105, 305-323

 

Preparing the Early Education and Care Workforce: The Capacity of Massachusetts’ Institutions of Higher Educationn, Executive Summary

Year Published: 2005

Authors: Marshall, N.L., Dennehy, J., Starr, E., & Robeson, W.W.

Source: Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College

 

Institutions of Higher Education Program Directory. Center for Research on Women

Year Published: 2005

Authors: Marshall, N.L., Dennehy, J., Starr, E., & Robeson, W.W.

Source: Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College

 

Opportunities to Learn in America’s Elementary Classrooms

Year Published: 2007

Authors: Pianta, R.C., Belsky, J., Houts, R., Morrison, F., & NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Science 315(5820)

 

Developmental science and education: The NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development findings from elementary school

Year Published: 2007

Authors: Pianta, R.C., & NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Advances in child development and behavior (pp. 254-296)

 

Social Competence with Peers in Third Grade: Associations with Earlier Peer Experiences in Child Care

Year Published: 2008

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Social Development, 17, 419-453