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Written in English


  • Women in politics -- Chile,
  • Feminism -- Chile,
  • Democracy -- Chile,
  • Chile -- Politics and government

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Statementby Tricia J. Gray
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 349 leaves ;
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15320165M

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This chapter reviews the re-democratization of Chile since the end of the Cold War from the perspective of the four temporal models presented in the theoretical part of this book. The Struggle for Democracy in Chile remains the first and foremost book on the transition over the last twenty-five years from dictatorship to democracy in Chile. Excerpt This book catches Chile at a crossroads in its history. the plebiscite closed an authoritarian episode and opened the door to a new experiment in democracy. Get this from a library! Incomplete democracy: political democratization in Chile and Latin America. [Manuel A Garretón Merino] -- Sociologist Manuel Antonio Garreton discusses contemporary challenges to democratization in Latin America in this work. He pays particular attention to the example of Chile, analysing the country's. Santiago, Chile July , The political and economic experience of Chile between and the present provides a natural experiment for a comparison of democracy and dictatorship with respect to their impact on economic performance. Democracy existed in Chile between.

Alan Angell, "Why is the Transition to Democracy Proving so Difficult in Chile?" Bulletin of Latin American Research, val. 5, No. 1 (), Week # DEMOCRATIZATION: A COMPARATIVE LOOK Reading: Guillermo O'Donnell, et. al., eds., Transitions from Authoritarian Rule: Comparative Perspectives, entire ( pgs.). The benefi ts of this redistribution are evident in Chile’s census data. Education particularly saw dramatic improvements: by , primary education was universal; secondary education had reached 90 percent; and higher education doubled in the s and increased by 20 percent again in the fi rst years of the new century.   Chile’s protests were sparked by a peso hike in subway fare. But they reflect years of frustrations over inequality – and hopes for democracy.   Chile's transition to democracy can be viewed as a success for U.S. policy, which has given strong support to democratic forces since and played an important role at several key moments in discouraging reversals in the political liberalization.

The Chilean transition to democracy began when a Constitution establishing a transition itinerary was approved in a plebiscite. From Ma to March , several organic constitutional laws were approved, leading to the final restoration of the plebiscite, the Constitution (which is still in effect today) was amended to ease provisions for future amendments. Because of Latin America's long history of military juntas, analysts who have studied regime change in the region have focused on political and military elites. In the recent case of Chile, however, the success of democratic transition can be credited in large part to the remarkable influence of intellectuals involved in public affairs. In Thinking Politics Jeffrey Puryear examines this. Chile Table of Contents. On Ma , General Pinochet handed the presidency of Chile to Patricio Aylwin. When Aylwin's Coalition of Parties for Democracy (Concertación de Partidos por la Democracia--CPD) government took over, Chile had the best performing economy in Latin America.   The third edition of Politics in Chile provides significantly updated coverage of Chilean politics and economic development from the return to civilian rule in to the election and early administration of Socialist Michelle Bachelet, Chile's first woman president. Lois Hecht Oppenheim focuses on recent efforts to reconstruct democratic practices and institutions, including resolving.