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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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AGUILAR ZUNIGA, Thaís. Violencia simbólica en los medios de comunicación: los casos de violencia intra familiar y la cobertura de la prensa escrita costarricense. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2001, vol.18, n.2, pp.47-56. ISSN 2215-5287.

This investigation analises how comunication contribute with the strengthening of the prejudice of gender that the reporters have as they handle a domestic violence situation and how they reenforce stereotypes that victimize and condemn women that are suffrering this tipe of aggressions.

Keywords : Simbolic violence; gender; women murder; multimedia comunication; domestic violence; women abuse; guiltiness.

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