Revista de la Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Sede México

Calidad del gobierno, victimización delictiva y participación política particularista en América Latina

Alejandra Armesto


La literatura acerca de los efectos de la victimización sobre la participación política se ha concentrado en la participación cívica, partidista y electoral, pero ha ignorado las formas particularistas. En contextos de baja imparcialidad y alta corrupción de las instituciones del Estado, las víctimas tienen incentivos para recurrir al contacto directo con funcionarios públicos para acceder a la justicia y a servicios sociales. En este artículo se analizan datos de encuestas nacionales recogidos en 2012 en dieciocho países de América Latina por el Barómetro de las Américas, y se muestra una relación positiva entre victimización y participación política particularistas, la cual es moderada por la imparcialidad de las instituciones del Estado.

Palabras clave

Victimización delictiva; calidad del gobierno; participación política particularista; México; América Latina; modelos jerárquicos lineales.

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