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The Politics of Culture in the Chavez Era, Paperback / softback Book

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This volume maps the trends in cultural policies and political cultures that accompanied Chavez's four presidential terms (1999-2013) in twenty-first century Venezuela. Assesses the manifold impacts that the politics of chavismo had on the cultural sphereMaps key shifts and trends in cultural policies and political cultures that accompanied Chavez's four presidential terms, situating these in the regional context of "Pink Tide" politicsAn ambitious, interdisciplinary volume offering a range of perspectives, from broad overviews of cultural and media policy, to close readings of varied aesthetic manifestationsEncompasses conventional cultural products, such as recent film and literature, as well as engagements with cultural imaginaries that play out in political protest, urban culture, and grassroots heritage projectsExamines how individual and collective imaginaries were negotiated and formed within, alongside or against the state with the advancement of the Bolivarian Revolution

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 216 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Politics & government
  • ISBN: 9781119531036

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