Las mujeres sostienen (más de) la mitad del cielo: examinando las motivaciones, los comportamientos y el capital social en un juego multijugador popular entre las jugadoras



Palabras clave:

Capital Social, Juegos de Multijugador, Jugadoras, Teoría de Género, Usos y Gratificaciones


Este estudio combina datos encuestas y comportamientais para examinar las conexiones entre las motivaciones sociorrelacionales, los comportamientos de socialización y el capital social del juego. Las personas que participaron fueron jugadores estadounidenses (N = 1.027; 65 % mujeres) del un juego de fantasía popular entre las jugadoras. En consonancia con la teoría de los roles de género, las jugadoras participaron en mayores comportamientos de socialización. Además, siguiendo la teoría de los usos y gratificaciones y la teoría del capital social, las motivaciones de los sabelotodo y las socializadoras, así como los comportamientos de socialización, están positivamente asociados con el capital social. Confirmando parcialmente los roles de género y capital social, tanto el capital social puente como el vínculo fue mayor entre las jugadoras. Los resultados de este estudio ofrecen un matiz sobre la forma en que ciertos propósitos e incentivos del juego pueden predecir los resultados del capital social.


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Cómo citar

Huang-Isherwood, K. M. ., Kim, S. S. Y. ., Williams, D. ., & Bisberg, A. J. . (2022). Las mujeres sostienen (más de) la mitad del cielo: examinando las motivaciones, los comportamientos y el capital social en un juego multijugador popular entre las jugadoras. Revista Internacional De Sociología, 80(4), e219.