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ALTERIDAD.Revista de Educación

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VIZUETE-SALAZAR, Ximena Patricia  and  LAREZ-LAREZ, Alexander Ramón. Gender Perspective in adolescents from Superior Basic Education and High School. Alteridad [online]. 2021, vol.16, n.1, pp.130-141. ISSN 1390-8642.

Research on gender has shown that the school environment is the ideal space to eliminate stereotypes about inequality, discrimination, and violence. This is because, during this period, adolescent learn to form relations with others based on their cultural conceptions or following stereotypes learned from home or environment. Consequently, the objective of this study was to evaluate the influence gender perspective on the social interaction of adolescents in school environments, in secondary and high school education at Amelia Gallego Díaz high school. This research was carried out with a quantitative approach, non-experimental design, cross-sectional, and descriptive scope. The method employed for data collection was scale adaptation of attitudes towards gender equality aimed at students from García-Pérez et al. (2010) was implemented. This was applied to a sample of 263 students from the institution under study. When analysing the data, the results on the indicators, from gender perspective portrayed an adaptive attitude that directly affects equality and impartial treatment in the social interaction of students; this means in this high school, students have been adapting to the situations that nowadays arise. However, there is still a significant percentage of students that remain firm to the disciplines they have instilled from their family nucleus.

Keywords : Educational environment; social interaction; gender perspective; education; gender stereotypes; student adjustment.

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