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Author Valencia, Cristobal, author

Title We are the state! : barrio activism in Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution / Cristobal Valencia
Published Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm)
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Introduction : Chavez's atomic bomb -- Upsetting Miss Universe -- Ahora Venezuela es de todos -- We are the state! -- Organizing barrio metropolitano -- Active marooning -- Conclusion : counter-hegemony as state-craft
Summary "This book is about Hugo Chávez's supporters: the Chavistas, the life-blood of Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution. "We are the State!" examines the race, class, and gender subjective experiences of the Chavistas in everyday processes of state formation and in establishing democracy"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Political participation -- Venezuela.
Venezuela -- History -- 1999-
Venezuela -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Venezuela -- Social conditions -- 1999-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse.
LC no. 2014037402
ISBN 081650217X electronic bk
9780816502172 electronic bk
9780816531561 (cloth : alk. paper)