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International Society—The Duty Either to Extradite or Prosecute

Jason Ralph

in Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter follows on from the previous by exploring how the pluralist – solidarist distinction at the heart of English School inquiry manifests itself in the question of whether states have a ... More


Chile: The Unexpected (and Expected) Consequences of Electoral Engineering

Peter M. Siavelis

in The Politics of Electoral Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199257560
eISBN:
9780191603280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257566.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chile’s binomial open-list PR system was selected by the Pinochet regime as the most likely to optimise the parliamentary strength of the authoritarian right given its level of electoral support. The ... More


The Role of International Actors in National Accountability Processes

Naomi Roht‐Arriaza

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The response of an incoming government to past crimes and gross violations of human rights depends primarily on a combination of domestic political, military and socioeconomic factors. However, ... More


International Support for the Chilean Opposition, 1973–1989: Political Parties and the Role of Exiles

Alan Angell

in The International Dimensions of Democratization: Europe and the Americas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243754
eISBN:
9780191600333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243751.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The advent of military government in Chile, following the coup of September 1973, stimulated a substantial emigration of political opponents seeking safety in exile overseas from persecution at home. ... More


The Durability of the Party System in Chile

Alan Angell

in Party Politics in New Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199289653
eISBN:
9780191710964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289653.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chilean parties have shown a remarkable capacity for survival after years of turbulent ideological polarization followed by a prolonged period of clandestine activity during the Pinochet dictatorship ... More


International Justice and the International Criminal Court: Between Sovereignty and the Rule of Law

Bruce Broomhall

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274246
eISBN:
9780191719585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274246.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Since the Nuremberg Trials of top Nazi leaders following the Second World War, international law has affirmed that no-one, whatever their rank or office, is above accountability for their crimes. Yet ... More


Refugee Academics from Chile: WUS‐SPSL Collaboration

Alan Phillips

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter describes the author's contacts with the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning (SPSL) in the 1970s when, as the Secretary of the World University of Students (WUS), he ... More


Introduction

Michael Byers

in The Role of Law in International Politics: Essays in International Relations and International Law

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244027
eISBN:
9780191713224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244027.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins by discussing the importance of March 24, 1999 in the contemporary history of international law and international relations. It then explains that on that day, the Judicial ... More


Impact on the Immunity of States and their Officials

Thilo Rensmann

in The Impact of Human Rights Law on General International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199565221
eISBN:
9780191705281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565221.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The Pinochet decision of the House of Lords held that the former Chilean head of state Augusto Pinochet did not enjoy immunity from criminal prosecution in Britain. The decision was hailed by many as ... More


Ousting General Pinochet

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Nonviolent Revolutions: Civil Resistance in the Late 20th Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778201
eISBN:
9780199897216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778201.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the civilian uprising that ended Chile’s 16-year-long military dictatorship headed by General Augusto Pinochet. In the mid-1980s, citizens formed the Democratic Alliance to help ... 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


Epilogue

Patrick Barr-Melej

in Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632575
eISBN:
9781469632599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632575.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The epilogue briefly pushes the book’s discussion forward in time, into 1974, when countercultural youths faced very different conditions put upon them by a military regime whose leaders were ... More


Introduction

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/9780520256132.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the image presented by Chilean presidential palace, La Moneda, which began life as a Spanish colonial mint in 1805, five years before the ... More


Transferring Power

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/9780520256132.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Around midnight on October 5, 1988, the commanders of Chile's air force, navy, and national police entered La Moneda. They had received a summons from General Pinochet, who had just lost a one-man ... More


The Conciliator

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/9780520256132.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

On March 11, 1990, Pinochet handed over the presidential badge to his successor, if not all the power that office was meant to signify. According to protocol, the departing president is supposed to ... More


The Commander

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/9780520256132.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

A few days after President Aylwin's inauguration, Pinochet had a meeting with the civilian official who in theory would be his new boss: Defense Minister Patricio Rojas, a Christian Democrat. Rojas ... More


Elections and the Military

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/9780520256132.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

As Chile approached its first presidential election since Pinochet left office, the general mood was unmistakably optimistic, as if the country wanted to leave its polarized political past behind. ... More


London and Santiago

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/9780520256132.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

It had become Pinochet's custom to travel abroad in late September after Chile's two-day independence celebrations, the fiestas patrias, with its annual military parade. In 1998 he was looking ... More


Doubling 9/11: Exile Culture and Activism

Macarena Gómez-Barris

in Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255838
eISBN:
9780520942493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255838.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the representations and activities of those who fled Chile between 1973 and 1989 because of dictatorship repression and threats. Chileans fled to multiple destinations, ... More


The Dictator's Last Bow

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/9780520256132.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Augusto Pinochet Ugarte arrived home in Chile to find that a man he had once imprisoned was about to become president. Ricardo Lagos, a Socialist, had defeated Christian Democrat Andrés Zaldivar to ... More


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