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Restorative practices and their potential to foster resilient masculinities from patriarchal culture: a scoping review


Arts & Humanities Open Access Journal
Claire MarieDe Mezerville Lopez

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Abstract

This paper explores how strength-based approaches and restorative practices can foster resilience from patriarchal masculinities in Latin American adolescent boys. Gender violence from the perspective of critical theory will be described. The need for community engagement and critical pedagogy approaches are explored in the context of Latin America. A case study will be developed and analyzed about a specific experience with an allboys Costa Rican high school where efforts for a restorative initiative were unsuccessful. Implications for practitioners are developed through the description of intervention models from both resilience focused approaches and restorative practices.

Keywords

resilience, restorative practices, masculinities, adolescence, critical pedagogy

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