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The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile

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Published by University Alabama Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • 21st century,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Chile,
  • Political Science / Practical Politics,
  • Civil-military relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • 1988-,
  • History,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8073456M
    ISBN 100817312323
    ISBN 109780817312329

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The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile by Gregory Weeks Download PDF EPUB FB2

Based on interviews, government documents, military journals, newspapers, and other archival sources, The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile describes how presidents, military officers, members of Congress, and judges have interacted since the end of the military by: The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile A thorough account of the struggle between civilian and military factions for political control of Chile The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile book Pinochet's dictatorship.

The author presents the highly charged issues of military prerogatives, constitutional structure, and electoral reform in a fashion that is both theoretically informed and accessible. The book will be an excellent addition to Latin American politics syllabi at either the undergraduate or graduate level.”.Cited by: Military and politics in postauthoritarian Chile.

Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Augusto Pinochet Ugarte; Augusto Pinochet Ugarte; Augusto Pinochet Ugarte: Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource.

Political scientist Gregory Weeks focuses on a key defect in the new democracy of Chile and many other countries: inadequate civilian control of the armed forces. His accurate chronological account exhibits The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile book strength on historical, institutional, and legal : Paul W.

Drake. Factors such as the pacted character of the transitional process itself, the inheritance of a non-democratic constitution, and the persistence of a series of ‘authoritarian enclaves’ mean that Chile today still possesses an imperfect by: 2. The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile The evolution of vecindad and naturaleza are traced from their origins in medieval Castile through the eighteenth and early nineteenth century in Madrid, Seville, and Valladolid.

This book explores such questions through a detailed description of the use of remembrance policies during political transformations. It discusses how interpretations of the past served the accomplishment of transitional objectives in countries as varied as Chile, Estonia, Georgia, Poland, South Africa and.

The President and Congress in Postauthoritarian Chile: Institutional Constraints to Democratic Consolidation. Article in American Political Science Association 94(4). a more dramatic break with political traditions than other Latin American military coups, such as those of or in Argentina.

Moreover, the military dictatorship would leave an economic and political legacy that continues to affect politics and economic policy in Chile to the present day, well over a decade after the dictatorshipCited by: 2. The Politics of Memory in Post-Authoritarian Transitions, Volume One: Case Studies 3 democratisation, which can be used for strengthening the process of the reconstruction of the state and society, or, if it is not applied, it may cause long-lasting conflicts and divisions within a society.

The study presents. Chile was my first overseas assignment, and for an eager young spymaster, it was a plum job. Rumors of a military coup against the socialist The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile book president, Salvador Allende, had been swirling for months.

There had already been one attempt. Allende’s opponents Cited by: 4. The author examines the story behind important political figures, looks at the reasons why some Chileans supported the regime, and the brutal consequences that befell dissidents.

This thoroughly researched book also documents the post-dictatorship years, including Pinochet’s arrest in and how Chile has moved on from the : Harry Stewart. The military dictatorship of Chile (Spanish: dictadura militar de Chile) was an authoritarian military regime that ruled Chile for seventeen years, between Septem and Ma The dictatorship was established after the democratically-elected socialist government of Salvador Allende was overthrown in a coup d'état on 11 September Capital: Santiago.

The regime question remains salient in Chile because party competition largely revolves around The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile book democratic-authoritarian cleavage (Bonilla, Carlin, Love, & Silva Mendez, ; Torcal & Mainwaring, ) and, for much of the postauthoritarian period, the system's The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile book enclaves (Garret on, ) and Pinochet's political presence persisted.

The Politics of Memory in Chile. Katherine Hite, Cath Collins, and Alfredo Joignant This book examines Chilean politics and the nature of democratization in the country sincewith an emphasis on how the politics of memory about the recent past visibly shapes the country’s political community in the present.

An analysis of how the presidential system operates in post-authoritarian Chile. Peter Siavelis explores factors such as socioeconomics and the characteristics of political parties, and proposes institutional reforms that could mitigate the harm he expects the present system to produce.

Latin America: A Weekly Political and Economic Report a “Chile: Military Alliance.” 6 (no. 45). Latin America: A Weekly Political and Economic Report b “Chile: Military Cited by: 6. In a “spasm of military fury”, the regime crushes its perceived foes and begins “a reign of professional state terror”.

Constable and Valenzuela show how the post-putsch climate of fear and loathing further polarises class and politics, and turns Chile into “a nation of enemies”.Author: Pushpinder Khaneka.

This book is about how the design of institutional change results in unintended consequences. Many post-authoritarian societies have adopted decentralization-effectively localizing power-as part and parcel of democratization, but also in their efforts to entrench "good governance." Vedi Hadiz shifts the attention to the accompanying tensions and contradictions that define the terms under which.

Peter M. Siavelis is professor of political science and director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at Wake Forest University. His publications include The President and Congress in Postauthoritarian Chile and (with Scott Morgenstern) Pathways to Power: Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection in Latin America.

The Political Right in Postauthoritarian Brazil. Elites, Institutions, and Democratization. Timothy J. Power “This book makes a significant, original contribution to Brazilian political studies in the post-authoritarian period as well as to the extensive case-study and comparative literature on.

The military deposed Allende's Popular Unity government and later established a junta that suspended all political activity in Chile and repressed left-wing movements, especially communist and socialist parties and the Revolutionary Left Movement (MIR).

Allende's appointed army chief, Augusto Pinochet, rose to supreme power within a year of the coup and formally assumed power in late Location: Chile. The military who, together with civilian leaders, ran the country untilpaid their own tribute to military victims of the dictatorship: General Humberto Delgado, a Salazarist dissident who became the opposition presidential candidate intrapped in Spain in and murdered by the Portuguese political police, was posthumously.

Born in in Ovalle, north of the Chilean capital Santiago, Sepúlveda was a political activist from a young age, first for the Communist Youth of Chile, and then for the Socialist party.

A historical study of Chile's twin experiments with cybernetics and socialism, and what they tell us about the relationship of technology and politics. In Cybernetic Revolutionaries, Eden Medina tells the history of two intersecting utopian visions, one political and one technological. The first was Chile's experiment with peaceful socialist change under Salvador Allende; the second was the.

When the military ignores institutional structures, even the use of military force becomes a possibility. At the very least, civilians are left guessing. CIVIL-MILITARY RELATIONS AND POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS IN CHILE When President Patricio Aylwin took office in MarchChilean political institutions in general were weak.

In this important new book, Power addresses the central conundrums of Brazil's democratic transition and explains the long-term continuities that mark its political system and hinder reform. The old Brazilian military regime, he argues, rested on a long-lasting, symbiotic partnership with a.

economic, and political traits to permit comparison, as evident in Table 1. The time frame is the s, when General Park rose to power and military coups overthrew constitutional governments in Argentina and Brazil. Authoritarian rule prevailed in Mexico. The seeds were also being sown for the Chilean military coup that took place in File Size: 83KB.

The House of the Spirits – Isabel Allende. From one of Latin America’s most acclaimed novelists, this novel set in Chile weaves a tale of three generations of women in the Trueba family. Drawing heavily on the authors’ own kaleidoscope of enthralling – if sometimes truly barmy – relatives, Allende’s three female leads, Clara, Blanca and Alba take us by the hand into Chilean society.

The s Government, Politics, and Law: Overview. The United States emerged as a world leader during the s. President Franklin D. Roosevelt knew that World War II (–45) would bring an end to the British Empire and reduce British influence.

He managed America's involvement in the war so that the United States could replace Britain in world affairs after new politics of post-military memory and started to actively champion the remembrance of the authoritarian past by launching two major projects: ‘The Right of Memory and Truth’ (Direito à memória e à verdade, ), on the one hand, including the inauguration of victim monuments, a.

Chile’s has had the fewest civilian-imposed con-straints. Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s privileged posi-tion during the transition to democratic rule has maintained the Chilean military’s political and eco-nomic strength in the postauthoritarian period de-spite civilian attempts to prosecute officers for human rights violations committed during the.

This volume explores the role played by culture in the transition to democracy in Latin America's Southern Cone (Argentina, Uruguay, Chile) and Spain, with a focus on opposing stances of acceptance and defiance by artists and intellectuals in post-authoritarian regimes.

Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms. Political scientists have created many typologies describing variations of authoritarian forms of government.

Authoritarian regimes may be either autocratic or oligarchic in nature, and may be based upon the rule of a party or the military. In an influential work, the political. Primary Sources Military Coup In Chile. In Salvador Allende, the leader of the Chilean Socialist Party, was elected therefore became the first Marxist in the world to gain power in a free democratic election.

The new government faced serious economic problems. Inflation was running at 30 per cent and over 20 per cent of the male adult population were unemployed. CHAPTER 1. Democratic Culture and Transition in Chile.

Jorge Edwards (Translated by Anna Guercio) When discussing the Chilean democratic tradition in the years prior to the military coup d'etat, many understood this tradition to be a highly fragile one, having suffered dramatic interruptions, in for example, when a rebellion by Congress's conservative majority, in alliance with the navy Author: Luis Martin-Estudillo.

Washington, D.C. – Septem marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet. The violent overthrow of the democratically-elected Popular Unity government of Salvador Allende changed the course of the country that Chilean poet Pablo Neruda described as "a long petal of sea, wine and snow"; because of CIA covert intervention in Chile, and the.

Spain and Latin America's Southern Cone. Luis Martín-Estudillo and Roberto Ampuero. This volume explores the role played by culture in the transition to democracy in Latin America's Southern Cone (Argentina, Uruguay, Chile) and Spain, with a focus on opposing stances of acceptance and defiance by artists and intellectuals in post-authoritarian regimes.

She is the author of Labors Appropriate to Their Sex: Gender, Labor, and Politics in Urban Chile, – Thomas Miller Klubock is Associate Professor of History at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Contested Communities: Class, Gender, and Politics in Chile.

However, concepts central to historical institutionalism, including critical junctures pdf unanticipated consequences, explain how and why decentralization gained steam in the postauthoritarian period.

Specifically, Chile’s shift to more decentralized institutions is the legacy of Pinochet-era reforms of subnational government, sequencing Cited by: Hard-liners and soft-liners in the construction of post-authoritarian regimes.

Posted onJanuary 31st, by Pablo Recent discussions here at KP have revealed some misunderstandings of what constitutes a “revolution” and what the prospects for democracy are after an .Chile - Politics; Chile - Political Parties Ebook - Politics.

03 Nov 11 Sep which encouraged the development of an array of political parties. Military intervention in politics.