Politics In Chile: Socialism, Authoritarianism, and Market Democracy, 3rd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Politics In Chile

Socialism, Authoritarianism, and Market Democracy, 3rd Edition

By Lois Hecht Oppenheim


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Paperback: 9780813342276
pub: 2007-01-23
Hardback: 9780367319427
pub: 2019-05-02

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The third edition of Politics in Chile provides significantly updated coverage of Chilean politics and economic development from the return to civilian rule in 1990 to the 2006 election and early administration of Socialist Michelle Bachelet, Chile's first woman president. Lois Hecht Oppenheim focuses on recent efforts to reconstruct democ

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition Part 1: Introduction 1. An Overview of Chilean Politics Part 2: Chile's Experiment in Socialism and the Collapse of Democracy, 1970-1973 2. The Popular Unity's Project: A Nonviolent Transition to Socialism 3. Overview of the Allende Years, 1970-1973: Major Issues and Political Dynamics 4. The System Collapses: Causes of the Military Coup Part 3: Chile Under Military Rule, 1973-1989 5. The Military in Power:Creating a New Chile 6. The Neoliberal Economic Model and Its Social and Political Consequences 7. Political Opposition to Military Rule and the Reawakening of Civil Society Part 4: Continuities and Change in Post-Pinochet Chile: Market Democracy Under the Concertacion 8. Chile as an Economic "Jaguar": An Evaluation of Concertacion Economic Policy 9. The Long Transition Ends: Democracy Consolidated

About the Author

Lois Hecht Oppenheim is Professor of Political science at the University of Judaism.

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