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ERIC Number: EJ913578
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 36
ISSN: ISSN-0883-8534
Capoeira as a Clinical Intervention: Addressing Adolescent Aggression with Brazilian Martial Arts
Burt, Isaac; Butler, S. Kent
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v39 n1 p48-57 Jan 2011
Aggression in adolescents is harmful and emotionally devastating to youth and surrounding communities. This article integrates martial arts and therapeutic principles into a culturally sensitive model that cultivates change in the aggressive behaviors of disenfranchised adolescents. The art form of Capoeira is proposed for promoting positive behavioral change.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Brazil