Spectacular City Violence and Performance in Urban Bolivia

ISBN-10: 0822333708

ISBN-13: 9780822333708

Edition: 2004

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In this ethnography, Daniel Goldstein explores the significance of street festivals & vigilante lynchings in the lives of people in Villa Pagador, a barrio on the edge of Cochabamba in Bolivia. He illustrates how marginalized urban migrants express their identity & frustration by means of public performance.
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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 8/18/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

About the Series
Introduction: Becoming Visible in Neoliberal Bolivia
Ethnography, Governmentality, and Urban Life
Urbanism, Modernity, and Migration to Cochabamba
Villa Sebastian Pagador and the Politics of Community
Performing National Culture in the Fiesta de San Miguel
Spectacular Violence and Citizen Security
Conclusion: Theaters of Memory and the Violence of Citizenship
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