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Revista Electrónica Educare

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PORRAS QUIROS, Wilbert. Implementation of Skills for Life for an Appropriate Approach to Men’s Conflicts: A View from the New Masculinities. Educare [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.3, pp.137-150. ISSN 1409-4258.

This paper  refers to the implementation of skills for life for an appropriate approach to men’s conflicts: a view from the new masculinities. The objective is to understand how the implementation of the  skills for life approach  can contribute to find alternatives  that  would promote prevention,  as well as an appropriate approach  to conflicts and conflict resolution by male population.  It studies  the  main canons  of masculinity, conflict resolution,  and  skills for life. It concludes  calling attention to the implementation of skills for life in the strengthening of masculinities raising awareness  of the importance of gender  equality and equity as part of self-fulfillment.

Keywords : Masculinity; conflict resolution; skills for life; social skills; cognitive skills.

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