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Michelle Bachelet

Mary Helen Spooner

in The General's Slow Retreat: Chile after Pinochet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256132
eISBN:
9780520948761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256132.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Michelle Bachelet had been Latin America's first female defense minister and would soon become president, one of the few female heads of state in the world whose career owed nothing to a husband. She ... More


The Bachelet Government: Conflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile

Silvia Borzutzky

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034751
eISBN:
9780813038186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034751.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Michelle Bachelet was the first elected female president of Chile, and the first woman elected president of any South American country. What was just as remarkable, though less noted, was the success ... More


Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Edward Dallam Melillo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This history explores the many unrecognized, enduring linkages between the state of California and the country of Chile. The book begins in 1786, when a French expedition brought the potato from ... More


Chile, Post-Pinochet

Mary Helen Spooner

in The General's Slow Retreat: Chile after Pinochet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256132
eISBN:
9780520948761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256132.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Michelle Bachelet was prohibited from running for a consecutive presidential term, though her approval ratings had ascended to 78 percent, according to a survey by the Centro de Estudios Públicos ... More


The General's Slow Retreat: Chile after Pinochet

Mary Helen Spooner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256132
eISBN:
9780520948761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256132.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The acclaimed book Soldiers in a Narrow Land went inside the brutal dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Carrying Chile's story up to the present, this book now offers this account of how Chile rebuilt ... More


Informal Institutions and Women’s Political Representation in Chile (1990–2015)

Susan Franceschet

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Despite electing a female president, Michelle Bachelet, and at one point achieving gender parity in cabinet appointments, women’s presence in Chile’s national congress remains small, is only slightly ... More


Latin America’s <i>Presidentas</i>: Overcoming Challenges, Forging New Pathways

Catherine Reyes-Housholder and Gwynn Thoma

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Catherine Reyes-Housholder and Gwynn Thomas highlight the unexpected emergence of female presidents and presidential candidates in Latin American politics. They point out that theories explaining the ... More


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