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Juan Diego García-Castro

Rolando Perez Sanchez



En el marco de la teoría del cultivo, la presente investigación estudia la asociación entre el consumo general de televisión, noticias televisivas y el miedo al crimen. El análisis  considera el transporte narrativo y la justificación del sistema como variables predictoras psicológicas; además, el sexo, el nivel de delincuencia en el área de residencia y la clase
social como covariables sociales. Los participantes fueron 516 jóvenes costarricenses (M = 20.5 años, DE = 4.7). Se realizó un análisis de regresión jerárquica (stepwise). Los resultados indican que las personas que experimentaron más transporte narrativo, menos justificación del sistema, las mujeres y la clase social baja tienen mayores niveles de miedo al crimen. Se discuten los resultados a partir de la necesidad de ampliar la
hipótesis de cultivo del miedo al crimen.


fear of crime, cultivation, narrative transportation, system justification, social classmiedo al crimen, cultivo, transporte narrativo, justificación del sistema, clase social

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Cómo citar
García-Castro, J. D., & Perez Sanchez, R. (2018). Miedo al crimen y efecto de cultivo. Predictores sociales y psicológicos. Universitas Psychologica, 17(3), 1–14.