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2013 | 2(24): Venezuelan Studies | 233-242

Article title

"So Many Stars that Yell Above and None Is Seen". Malandra Court and the Symbolic Representation of Urban Violence in Venezuela

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Urban violence enters into, and creates interstices in both public and private life of Venezuelans and, as revealed by academic studies to the mass media, has made Caracas one of the most chaotic and unsafe cities in the world by the number of murders, robberies, and kidnappings, with latent cultural anxiety (Martin‑Barbero), in which the majority of its inhabitants lives. Hence that is drawn around an imaginary, in some cases established by their own players. In this paper, we will seek an approach to urban violence, emphasizing the dynamics of new forms of representation, and the emergence of alternative discourses of hegemony, which set up a fresh look on it.

Contributors

  • Simón Bolívar University

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