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Women, politics, and society in Chile

Marjorie Agosin

Women, politics, and society in Chile

by Marjorie Agosin

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Published by Michigan State University in [East Lansing, Mich.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in politics -- Chile.,
  • Women -- Chile -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementMarjorie Agosin.
    SeriesWorking papers / Michigan State University, Women in International Development -- no. 235, Working paper (Michigan State University. Office of Women in International Development) -- #235
    ContributionsMichigan State University. Office of Women in International Development.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14730743M

    The women in politics indicator includes data on: Women parliamentarians: the share of women in the national lower or single houses of parliament. Measured as a percentage of total parliamentarians. Women ministers: the share of women ministers, including deputy prime ministers and ministers. Chilean women protest Pinochet Feminism in Chile has its own liberation language and activist strategies for rights that is shaped by the political, economic, and social system of Chile. Beginning in the 19th century, Chilean women have been organizing with aspirations of asserting their political rights.

    Chile's government is a representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Chile is both head of state and head of government, and of a formal multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the president and his or her cabinet. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the two chambers of the National judiciary is independent of the executive and the.   Chile is often heralded as the most developed country in Latin America. But the country lags far behind the region when it comes to women's rights .

    women’s advances in Latin American politics. Human Capital Gains A unique feature in Latin America is the pro-gress women have made in acquiring the capa-bilities that enable them to lead. Unlike most other regions of the developing world, where there are evident gender gaps in schooling favor-ing boys, in Latin America girls outperformCited by: 8. These women also have a history of political activism and overwhelmingly tend to be critical of the Mexican political system and the socioeconomic disparities present in society. For example, Patricia Mercado and Cecilia Loría, two prominent NGO leaders, were at one time members of leftist parties and admired the ideals of liberation theology.


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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: Women, politics, and society in Chile. [Marjorie Agosín] -- This paper explores the role of women in Chilean politics between and My emphasis is women's experiences during the socialist government of Salvador Allende and the Pinochet dictatorship.

The third edition of Politics in Chile provides significantly politics coverage of Chilean politics and economic development from the return to civilian rule in to the election and early administration of Socialist Michelle Bachelet, Chile's first woman president.

Lois Hecht Oppenheim focuses on recent efforts to reconstruct democratic practices and institutions, including resolving Cited by:   “Power has made a valuable contribution to the history of women and gender in Chile.

Her book both explains the history of right-wing women’s political activism in Chile and raises important questions about the role of gender in U.S.

Cold War policy and the military coups in Latin America during the s and s.”Cited by: "Well researched, well-written, and conceptually precise. Franceschets book provides a thorough overview of both contemporary and historical issues in women and politics in Chile and squarely addresses a number of major debates in the field of women and politics."—Christina Ewig, Politics & Gender "Highly recommended."—Choice.

A woman plumber. Photo by Alejandro Barruel Continuing Contradictions in Women's Lives. By Margaret Power. Seven out of every ten Chileans (69%) believe that “Having a job is fine, but what most women really want is a house and children,” according to a July study by the Santiago-based Centro de Estudios same study reveals that 52% of women (versus 38% of men) strongly.

Women and Politics in Chile, Susan Franceschet, Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers,pp. x, The Pinochet dictatorship in Chile (–) was marked by a high degree of women's.

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All journal articles featured in Journal of Women, Politics & Policy vol 41 issue 1. Before the Pinochet coup inChile had a lengthy history of constitutionalism. Early in the republican era the aristocracy established order in the political system; a century later the emergent middle sectors infused politics with wider democratic practices and, relative to most of Latin America, a level of pluralism came to characterize group politics.

Feminists in the Southern Cone countries?Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay?between and obliged political leaders to consider gender in labor regulation, civil codes, public health programs, and politics. Feminism thus became a factor in the modernization of theseøgeographically linked but diverse societies in Latin America.

Although feminists did not present a unified front in the. Feminists in the Southern Cone countriesArgentina, Chile, and Uruguaybetween and obliged political leaders to consider gender in labor regulation, civil codes, public health programs, and politics.

Feminism thus became a factor in the modernization of these geographically linked but diverse societies in Latin America/5(6). Especially for Women. Traditionally, men have dominated private and public life in Chile. However, attitudes are changing at home and in the workplace. Women now make up 30% of the labor.

In addition, many women hold important political and business positions as ministers and top executives. The Concertación political party has been in power since the end of Pinochet's dictatorship, and from toMichelle Bachelet of the party served as the first female President of Chile.

Women in society. Chile has been described as one of the most socially conservative countries of Latin al mortality (per ,): 25 (). Lastly, the feminist movement and women’s organizations are weak and divided. The future of feminist politics and women’s rights in Chile is thus highly dependent on the ability of women to mobilize to demand that social democracy live up to its promises of equity and solidarity for all.

Notes. In Chile, women politicians rise, but women's rights lag Chilean voters today will pick between two politicians in the first presidential election in Latin America where all Author: Steven Bodzin. The best books on Chile: start your reading here Our literary tour of Chile explores political repression under Pinochet through fact and fantasy, and magic realism’s merging of the twoAuthor: Pushpinder Khaneka.

Women's right to vote in Chile is a complex subject, rich in interpretations, and it permits to observe, from a different viewpoint, the changes that were produced in the Chilean society at the end of the 19th and mid 20 th centuries. This slow process can be attributed to multiple reasons, all of them signaling a society amidst an evolutionary process, the appearance of new political actors.

“[Feminist Policymaking in Chile] is a bracing corrective for a tendency to treat political institutions and the opportunity structures that they produce as static and removed from a larger, more dynamic political context.

Haas's work convincingly shows how feminist actors located in the executive branch, in the Congress, and in civil society Author: Liesl Haas. A young Canadian feminist finds fault with all past Chilean governments -- right, center, and left -- for their neglect of women's rights and gender equality.

Franceschet blames the Chilean rejection of feminism on deeply ingrained conservative social values, the Catholic Church, and, most notably, male-dominated political. The book surveys the year history of the movement and provides lots of good-looking graphs and tables of the current situation.

I use this book in my level course on race, gender and politics and find it very readable for my mostly 1st- and 2nd-year students. The students like the book as well/5(8).Read this book on Questia. With this book, Karin Rosemblatt presents a gendered history of the politics and political compromise that emerged in Chile during the s and s, when reformist popular-front coalitions held power.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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