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Chile: Pinochet Regime

(see also Chile, Chile since 1990 & Chile: Popular Unity)

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

A Journey Through Pinochet's Chile. Peter Stalker, New Internationalist 174 (8/87).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Center for Justice & Accountability.

The Crimes of Augusto Pinochet. Crimes against humanity, 1973-90, attributable to the dictator.

Ibermundo Chile.

In the Library: Articles

Allende, Isabel. "Pinochet without hatred," NY Times (01/17/99):24-27.

Chanfreau, D. "Professional ideology & the health care system in chile," International Journal of Health Services 9 (1979):86-105.

Chossudovsky, Michel. "Chicago economics, Chilean style," Monthly Review 26,11 (4/75):14-17.

Collarte, Juan Carlos. "New agricultural policies in Chile," Land Tenure Center Newsletter (Madison WI) 46 (10-12/74):1-5.

Collins, Joseph. "Agrarian reform & counter-reform in Chile," Monthly Review 31,6 (11/79):28-40.

Dinges, John. "Pulling back the veil on Condor," Nation (7/24/00):26-27.

Dorfman, Ariel. "Pinochet, the Lincoln Brigade & me," Progressive (5/99):20-23.

Foxley, Alejandro & Dagmar Raczynski. "Vulnerable groups in recessionary situations: the case of children & the young in Chile," World Development 12,3 (1984):223-46.

Garretón, Manuel Antonio. "The ideas of Socialist renovation in Chile," Rethinking Marxism 2 (sum 1989):8-39.

__________. "Popular mobilization & the military regime in ?Chile: the complexities of the invisible transition," in S. Eckstein (eds.) Power & Popular Protest: Latin American Social Movements (Berkeley: U. California, 1989).

Grandin, Greg. "Plumping for Pinochet," Nation (1/21/02):32-35. Review essay on Politzer, Fear in Chile.

Haignere , Clara S. "The application of the free market economic model in Chile & its effects on the population's health status," International Journal of Health Services 13,3 (1983).

Hitchens, Christopher. "The fugitive," Nation (6/25/01):9. US & Pinochet regime.

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

Jarvis, Lovell S. "The unraveling of Chile's Agrarian Reform, 1973-1986," in W.C. Thiesenhusen (ed.) Searching for Agrarian Reform in Latin America (Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1989).

Kornbluh, Peter. "CIA outrages in Chile," Nation (10/16/00):4-5.

__________. "Accountability on Chile," Nation (12/11/00):8.

Kusnetzoff, Fernando. "Urban & housing policies under Chile's military dictatorship, 1973-1985," Latin American Perspectives 14,33 (spr 87):157-86.

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

Livingston, James. "Chile & debt-equity conversion," in R. Wesson (ed.) Coping with the Latin American Debt (NY: Praeger, 1988).

Mistral, Carlos. "Chile: the military junta & its perspectives," Monthly Review 25,10 (3/74):28-38.

O'Brien, Philip J. "The New Leviathan: the Chicago School, & the Chilean regime, 1973-1980," IDS Sussex Bulletin 12 (1981).

Petras, James. "Chile after Allende: a tale of two coups," Monthly Review 25,7 (12/73):12-20.

Remmer, Karen L. "Political demobilization in Chile, 1973-1978," Comparative Politics 12 (4/80):275-301.

__________. "Neopatrimonialism: the politics of military rule in Chile, 1973-1987," Comparative Politics 21 (1/89):149-70.

Schneider, Cathy Lisa. "Radical opposition parties & squatters' movements in Pinochet's Chile," in A. Escobar & S.E. Alvarez (eds.) The Making of Social Movements in Latin America: Identity, Strategy, & Democracy (Boulder: Westview, 1992).

Stalker, Peter. "Visions of freedom: a journey through Pinochet's Chile," New Internationalist (8/87):4-25.

Wilde, Alexander. "Irruptions of Memory: Expressive Politics in Chile's Transition to Democracy," Cambrige Journal of Latin American Studies 31 (1999).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Alexander, Robert J. The Tragedy of Chile (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1978).

Arce, Luz. The Inferno: A Story of Terror & Survival in Chile (trans. Stacey Alba D. Sklar; Madison: U. of Wisconsin, 2004).

Arriagada, Genaro. Pinochet: The Politics of Power (Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1988).

Barrueto, Zita E. Evaluating the Effects of Economic Recession on Child Welfare in Chile (unpub. PhD; U. California, Berkeley, 1990).

Bascuñán Edwards, Carlos. La Izquierda sin Allende (Santiago: Planeta, 1990).

Bengoa, José. El campesinado chileno después de la Reforma Agraria (Santiago: SUR, 1983).

Bitar, Sergio. Chile para todos (Santiago: Planeta, 1988).

Briones, Guillermo. Las universidades chilenas en el modelo de economía neoliberal (Santiago: PIIE, 1981).

Cárdenas, Juan Carlos. Pesquería chilena y desarrollo sostenible (Santiago: CODEFF, 1985).

Cereceda, Luz E. y Max Cifuentes. Qué comen los pobres? (Santiago: Pontificia U. Católica de Chile, 1987).

Chavkin, Samuel. Storm over Chile: The Junta under Siege [1985] (rev. ed.; Chicago: Lawrence Hill, 1989).

Collins, Joseph & John Lear. Chile's Free-Market Miracle: A Second Look (San Francisco: Institute for Food & Development Policy, 1995). Brilliant, balanced critique of "hothouse" neoliberal reforms carried out under Pinochet regime. Chap. 4, a lucid outline of neoliberalism as economic & political doctrine, should be read by every American to know what we've embraced (or are up against!).

Constable, Pamela & Arturo Valenzuela. A Nation of Enemies (NY: Norton, 1991).

Cooper, Marc. Pinochet and Me (NY: Verso, 2001).

Délano, Manuel y Hugo Taslaviña. La herencia de los Chicago Boys (Santiago: Ornitorrinco, 1989).

Denison, George. Luisa Domic (NY: Harper & Row, 1988). Chilean exile's account.

Dinges, John & Saul Landau. Assassination on Embassy Row (NY: Pantheon, 1980).

Dorfman, Ariel. Exorcising Terror: The Incredible Unending Trial of General Augusto Pinochet (NY: Seven Stories, 2003).

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

__________. Labor Movements & Dictatorships: The Southern Cone in Comparative Perspective (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1996).

Echeverría, Mónica y Carmen Castillo. Santiago-Paris: El vuelo de la memoria (Santiago: LOM, 2002).

Errázuriz, Enrique; Rodolfo Fortunatti y Cristián Bustamante. Huachipato, de empresa pública a empresa privada, 1947-1988 (Santiago: Progama de Economía del Trabajo, 1989).

Falcoff, Mark. Modern Chile: 1970-1989, A Critical History (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 1989).

Fruhling, Hugo y Myriam Waiser. La violencia contra el Estado en Chile, 1976-1991 (Santiago: Centro de Estudios del Desarrollo, 1992).

Garcés, Joan E. y Saul Landau (eds.) Orlando Letelier: testimonio y vindicación (Madrid: Siglo XXI, 1995).

Garretón, Manuel Antonio. The Chilean Political Process (Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1989).

Gil, Federico G; Ricardo Lagos E. & Henry A. Landsberger (eds.) Chile at the Turning Point (Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1979).

Gómez, Servio y Jorge Echenique. La agricultura chilena (Santiago: FLACSO, 1988).

Hitchens, Christopher. The Trial of Henry Kissinger (NY: Verso, 2001). Develops strong case that his actions during Vietnam War & later (including role in establishment of Pinochet dictatorship) qualify Kissinger for prosecution as war criminal.

Hojman, David E. (ed.) Chile after 1973: Elements for the Analysis of Military Rule (Liverpool: U. Liverpool, 1985).

__________ (ed.) Neo-Liberal Agriculture in Rural Chile (NY: St. Martin's, 1990).

Jarvis, Lovell S. Chilean Agriculture under Military Rule: From Reform to Reaction, 1973-1980 (Berkeley: U. California Institute of International Studies, 1985).

Lagos, Ricardo. Democracia para Chile: proposiciones de un socialista (Santiago: Pehuen, 1985).

__________. Hacia la democracia (Santiago: Documentas, 1987).

Lavín, Joaquin. Chile: A Quiet Revolution (Santiago: Zig-Zag, 1988).

__________ y Luis Larraín. Chile, sociedad emergente (Santiago: Zig-Zag, 1989).

Leyton, José. El fomento forestal y su impacto sobre el desarrollo rural en Chile (Santiago: CEPAL, 1985).

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

MacDonald, Joan (ed.) Vivienda social (Santiago, 1983).

Martner, Gonzalo D. El hambre en Chile (Geneva: UNRISD, 1989).

Morales, Eduardo y otros. Erradicados en el Régimen Militar (Santiago: FLACSO, 1990).

O'Brien, Phil & Jackie Roddick. Chile: The Pinochet Decade (London: Latin America Bureau, 1983).

Ortega, Eugenio y Ernesto Tironi. Pobreza en Chile (Santiago: CED, 1988).

O'Shaughnessy, Hugh. Pinochet: The Politics of Torture (NY: NYU, 2000).

Partnoy, Alicia. You Can't Drown the Fire: Latin American Women Writing in Exile (San Francisco: Cleis, 1988). Articles from the mid-80's by Marjorie Agosín, Isabel Morel Letelier & Verónica de Negri.

Petras, James & Morris Morley. The US & Chile: Imperialism & the Overthrow of the Allende Government (NY: Monthly Review, 1975).

Politzer, Patricia. Fear in Chile: Lives under Pinochet (NY: New Press, 2002).

Puryear, Jeffrey M. Thinking Politics: Intellectuals & Democracy in Chile, 1973-1988 (Baltimore: Johns hopkins, 1994).

Raczynski, Dagmar y Claudia Serrano. Vivir la pobreza (Santiago: CIEPLAN, 1985).

Ramos, Joseph. Neo-Conservative Economics in the Southern Cone of Latin America, 1973-1983 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1986).

Remmer, Karen L. Military Rule in Latin America (Boulder: Westview, 1991).

Rojas, Robinson. The Murder of Allende & the End of the Chilean Way to Socialism (NY, 1976).

Ruiz Tagle, Jaime. La seguridad social en Chile: realidad actual y propuestas alternativas (Santiago: PET, 1988).

Scarpaci, Joseph. Primary Medical Care in Chile (Pittsburgh: U. Pittsburgh, 1988).

__________ (ed.) Health Services Privatization in Industrial Societies (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 1989).

Schneider, Cathy Lisa. Shantytown Protests in Pinochet's Chile (Philadelphia: Temple, 1995).

Sigmund, Paul E. The Overthrow of Allende & the Politics of Chile, 1964-1976 (Pittsburgh: U. of Pittsburgh, 1977).

Silva, Eduardo. The State & Capital in Chile: Business Elites, Technocrats & Market Economics (Boulder: Westview, 1996).

Spooner, Mary Helen. Soldiers in a Narrow Land: The Pinochet Regime in Chile (Berkeley: U. California, 1994).

Stern, Steve J. Remembering Pinochet's Chile: On the Eve of London 1998 (Durham NC: Duke, 2004).

Timerman, Jacobo. Chile: Death in the South (NY: Knopf, 1987).

Tironi, Eugenio. Los silencios de la Revolución (Santiago: Puerta Abierta, 1988).

Valdés, Juan Gabriel. La escuela de Chicago: Operación Chile (Buenos Aires: Zeta, 1989).

Valdés, Teresa. Venid, benitas de mi Padre. Las pobladoras, sus rutinas y sus sueños (Santiago: FLACSO, 1988).

Valenzuela, J. Samuel & Arturo Valenzuela. Military Rule in Chile (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1986).

Verdugo, Patricia. Chile, Pinochet, and the Caravan of Death (Coral Gables FL: North-South Center, 2001).

Vergara, Pilar. Auge y caida del neoliberalismo en Chile (Santiago: FLACSO, 1985).

__________. Políticas hacia la extrema pobreza en Chile, 1973-1988 (Santiago: FLACSO, 1990).

In the Library: Fiction

Bustamante, Oscar. Café cortado (Santiago: Ediciones B, 2002).

Contreras, Gonzalo. La ciudad anterior (Santiago: Alfaguara, 2001).

Lemebel, Pedro. Tengo miedo torero (Buenos Aires: Seix Barral, 2002). The 1986 assassination attempt on Pinochet, seen from the perspective of a transvestite collaborator who offers a unique view of the dictator & his household, the dictatorship, & on the marginalized gay society of Chile.

Rivera Letelier, Hernán. La Reina Isabel cantaba rancheras (Santiago: Planeta, 1997).

Traba, Marta. Conversación al sur (México: Siglo XXI, 1981; English trans. Mothers & Shadows; NY: Readers International, 1986).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Before, During, After" [199?], dir. Frank Diamond. Documentary on 1988 plebiscite in Chile, filmed under the eye of police & secret service.

"Avenue of the Americas" [1975], dir. ?, 82m. From Cinema Guild. Examines U.S. government complicity in the 1973 military coup which overthrew Allende's Popular Unity government.

"Chile: By Reason or by Force" [1983], dir. D. Meyer & H. Solberg, 60m. From Cinema Guild. Portrays 9/83 nationwide protest on tenth anniversary of Pinochet coup.

"Dance of Hope" [1989], dir. Deborah Shaffer, 75m. From First Run/Icarus. Examines key issues of human rights & social policy under Pinochet through intimate portraits of eight women.

"Don't Threaten Me" [1990], dir. Juan Andrés Racs, 52m. Documentary on unravelling of dictatorship & transition to democracy in 1988-90.

"Holy Father & Gloria" [1987], dir. Estela Bravo, 43m. From Cinema Guild. Pope John Paul II's visit to Chile in 1987.

"Missing" [1981], dir. Costa-Gavras.

"Returning to Chile" [1986], dir. Estela bravo, 28m. From Cinema Guild. Problems of identity & adjustment in children returning with parents after years in exile.

"Scraps of Life" [1992], dir. Gayla Jamison, 28m. From Filmakers' Library. Story of arpilleras.

"Sweet Country" [1986], dir. Juan Andrés Racs, 57m. From First Run/Icarus. Economic policy & everyday life under Pinochet.

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