Where the Boys are

@article{Barker1997WhereTB,
  title={Where the Boys are},
  author={Garry Barker and Irene Loewenstein},
  journal={Youth \& Society},
  year={1997},
  volume={29},
  pages={166 - 196}
}
Qualitative research with 127 low-income young men and women (ages 14 to 30) in Rio de Janeiro found rigid gender roles with males displaying widespread machista values. Males viewed violence toward women as acceptable in many circumstances, with more widespread violence against women reported among youth who live in favelas—low-income, marginal areas of the city. Nonetheless, the research identified a small but important minority of progressive males who questioned traditional machista… 
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