¿Contar o callar?: La respuesta de los adolescentes del sistema de justicia juvenil ante las experiencias de exposición indirecta a violencia




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Testigos de violencia, justicia juvenil, victimización, violencia, España


El objetivo del estudio ha sido evaluar las múltiples experiencias de exposición indirecta a violencia (EIV) de los adolescentes infractores, analizar si callan o cuentan lo que han experimentado a lo largo de sus vidas y quiénes son sus interlocutores. La muestra consta de 101 adolescentes de entre 14 y 17 años, en cumplimiento de medidas en centros de justicia juvenil de Cataluña. La EIV fue evaluada con el Juvenile Victimization Questionnaire (JVQ; Finkelhor et al., 2005), versión autoinforme. Los resultados indican que prevalece la cultura del silencio. En el ámbito familiar se observan tasas de silencio del 75% en la violencia de padres a hijos y de los padres entre sí del 69%; y en el comunitario del 57.5% en agresiones sin arma y del 51% en asesinato de familiar o amigo. Los interlocutores más frecuentes son los amigos, a quienes les cuentan experiencias de disturbios callejeros o tiroteos (45.2%) y agresiones con armas (42%).


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Susanne, G., Pereda, N., & Guilera, G. (2017). ¿Contar o callar?: La respuesta de los adolescentes del sistema de justicia juvenil ante las experiencias de exposición indirecta a violencia. Revista Española De Investigación Criminológica, 15, 1–23. https://doi.org/10.46381/reic.v15i0.105