Abstract

Each week like clockwork, Encapuchados--"hooded ones"--appear on the streets of Caracas to protest. Protest what? To what effect? Calzadilla examines the Encapuchados phenomenon in terms of Venezuelan gendered notions of virility, the performance of political identity and spectatorship, and finally, an embodiment of an imagined political community.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1531-4715
Print ISSN
1054-2043
Pages
pp. 104-125
Launched on MUSE
2002-11-27
Open Access
No
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