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The Chilean Political Process

ISBN 9780367306229
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
220 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on Chilean politics, the processes that have shaped them, and their relation to Chilean society, analyzing the Chilean military regime from 1973 until 1987 and addressing the authoritarian capitalist nature of the military regimes in the Southern Cone during the 1960s and 1970s.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The Political System in Chile until 1973 -- The Chilean Political System: An Overview1 -- A People’s Project, 1970–1973: Its Meaning and Defeat -- Military Regimes and Authoritarian Capitalism in the Southern Cone -- The Historical Project of the New Military Regimes in Latin America -- National Security Ideology and Military Regimes1 -- The Origins, Evolution, and Failure of Military Dictatorships1 -- The Chilean Military Regime and the Prospects for Democracy -- The Emergence of a Historical Project1 -- The Processes of Institutionalization -- The Crisis of the Foundational Dimension -- Political Opposition to the Military Regime -- Prospects for Democracy and Reconstructing the Political System -- Postscript: The 1988 Plebiscite and the Transition to Democracy1

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Manuel Antonio Garreton