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Chile since 1990

(see also Chile, Chile: Mapuches & Chile: Pinochet Regime)

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On the Web: Articles

CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Specialized Sites

El Mercurio. Leading Santiago daily.

Human Rights Watch: Chile.

North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA).

Resource Center of the Americas.

ZNet Latin America Watch: Chile.

In the Library: Articles

Agüero, Felipe. "Chile: South America's success story," Current History (3/93):130-35.

Bresnahan, Rosalind. "The media & the neoliberal transition in Chile: democratic promise unfulfilled," Latin American Perspectives 30,6 (11/03).

Hite, Katherine. "The formation & transformation of political identity: leaders of the Chilean Left, 1968-1990," Journal of Latin American Studies 28 (1996):299-328.

Jaksic, Iván. "The legacies of military rule in Chile," Latin American Ressearch Review 28 (1993):258-69.

Krischke, Paulo. "Chile reinvents democracy," Latin American Research Review 15 (1990):221-36.

Leiva, Fernando Ignacio & James Petras. "Chile: new urban movements & the transition to democracy," Monthly Review 39,3 (7-8/87):109-24.

Lowden, Pamela. "What is left of the Left in Chile?: in D.E. Hojman (ed.) Neoliberalism with a Human Face? The Politics & Economics of the Chilean Model (Liverpool: U. Liverpool, 1995).

Munck, Gerardo. "Authoritarianism, modernization & democracy in Chile," Latin American Research Review 29 (1994):188-211.

North, James. "Sen's sensibility," Nation (12/6/99):37-41. Lucid review essay on Amartya Sen's Development as Freedom, using Chile as example of its strengths & limitations.

Roberts-Hite, Katherine. "Chile: a rough road home," NACLA Report 24 (2/91):4-7.

Vergara, Pilar. "Market economy, social welfare & democratic consolidation in Chile," in W.C. Smith & others (eds.) Democracy, Markets & Structural Reform in Latin America (Miami: U. Miami North-South Center, 1994).

Waitzkin, Howard. "Next in line for NAFTA? Images from Chile," Monthly Review 46,10 (3/95):17-27.

Weyland, Kurt. "'Growth with equity' in Chile's New Democracy," Latin American Research Review 32 (1996):37-67.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Angell, Alan & Pamela Lowden & Rosemary Thorp. Decentralizing Development: The Political Economy of Institutional Change in Colombia & Chile (NY: Oxford, 2001).

Castañeda, Tarsicio. Para combatir la pobreza (Santiago: Centro de Estudios Públicos, 1990).

Castiglioni, Rossana. The Politics of Social Policy Change in Chile & Uruguay: Retrenchment vs. Maintenance, 1973-1998 (NY: Routledge, 2005).

Comisión Nacional de Verdad y Reconciliación. Informe Rettig (Santiago: Ornitorrinco, 1991).

Drake, Paul & Ivan Jaksic (eds.) The Struggle for Democracy in Chile [1991] (2nd ed.; Lincoln: U. Nebraska, 1995).

Fermandois, Joaquin & Michael A. Morris. Democracy in Chile: Transition & Consolidation, 1987-2000 (Conflict Study 279; London: Research Institute for the Study of Conflict & Terrorism, 1995).

Garretón, Manuel Antonio. Incomplete Democracy: Political Democratization in Chile & Latin America (Política y sociedad entre dos épocas: América Latina en el cambio de siglo) [2000] (trans. R. Kelly Washbourne with Gregory Horvath; Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina, 2003).

Hickman, John. News from the End of the Earth: A Portrait of Chile (NY: St. Martin's, 1998).

Hojman, David E. Chile: The Political Economy of Development & Democracy in the 1990s (Pittsburgh: U. Pittsburgh, 1993).

Lomnitz, Larissa & Ana Melnick. Chile's Middle Class: A Struggle for Survival in the Face of Neoliberalism (Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 1991).

Martínez, Javier & Alvaro Díaz. Chile: The Great Transformation (Washington: Brookings Institution, 1996).

Moulian, Tomás. En la brecha: derechos humanos, críticas y alternativas (Santiago: LOM, 2002). Newspaper columns on key issues at the dawn of the new millennium.

Núñez, Ricardo. (ed.) Socialismo: 10 años de renovación (2 vols.; Santiago: Ornitorrinco, 1991).

Oppenheim, Lois Hecht. Politics in Chile: Democracy, Authoritarianism, & the Search for Development (Boulder: Westview, 1993).

__________. Politics in Chile: Democracy, Authoritarianism, & the Search for Development (2nd ed.) (Boulder CO: Westview, 1999).

Oxhorn, Philip. Organizing Civil Society: The Popular Sectors & the Struggle for Democracy in Chile (University Park: Pennsylvania State U, 1995).

Paley, Julia. Marketing Democracy: Power & Social Movements in Post-Dictatorship Chile (Berkeley: U. California, 2001).

Petras, James; Fernando Ignacio Leiva & Henry Veltmeyer. Democracy & Poverty in Chile: The Limits to Electoral Politics (Boulder: Westview, 1994).

Roberts, Kenneth M. Deepening Democracy? The Modern Left & Social Movements in Chile & Peru (Stanford: Stanford, 1998).

See, Lisa. Dragon Bones (NY: HarperCollins, 2003). Novel set around Three Gorges dam project.

Tironi, Eugenio. La irrupción de las masas y el malestar de las élites: Chile en el cambio de siglo (Santiago: Grijalbo, 1999).

In the Library: Fiction

Díaz Eterovic, Ramón. Angeles y solitarios (Santiago: Planeta, 1995). Detective story exploring arms trade & political corruption in Chile's recent past.

Rivas, Ramiro (comp.) Cuentos chilenos contemporáneos 2000 (Santiago: LOM, 2001).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"El chacotero sentimental" [1999], dir. Cristián Galaz, 90m. Contemporary society as heard about & commented upon by an eccentric radio talk show host.

"Gypsies Without Tents" [2002], dir. Ivan Tziboulka, 52m. From Latin America Video Archives. Documentary on urban Gypsies in Chile.

"Nema problema" [2001], dir. Susana Foxley & Cristián Leighton, 62m. From Latin American Video Archives. Bosnian refugees attempt to find their way in Chile.

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