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Bounded Rationality in Latin-American Pension Reform

Kurt Weyland

in Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226801
eISBN:
9780191710285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226801.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter analyzes the decision-making process surrounding pension reform in Latin America. It argues decision to emulate the Chilean model did not follow the procedures of full, ‘economic’ ... 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


Manifest Destiny at the End of a Rope

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the interethnic violence in California's mining region driven by conflicting customs, jealousy, and rising nationalist sentiment. Many Chileans arrived in California bringing ... 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


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


Epilogue: Worlds Not Realized

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This epilogue considers the remnants of the deep historical connections between Chile and California. In California, Place-names, such as Chili Gulch (Calaveras County), Chili Bar (El Dorado County), ... More


Introduction

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explores the environmental and social displacements, exchanges, and influences that once connected Chile and ... More


The Possibility of Adrenal Disease

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0027
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Betsy King has suggested that Charles Darwin was ill because of a diminished function of the cortex of his adrenal gland, caused by his 1834 Chilean fever and its treatment with calomel and ... More


A Venice of Pine

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses how Chilean ships and wheat provided the literal foundations for San Francisco's territorial and demographic expansions during the mid-1800s. Beginning in 1848, the city's ... More


Jewels in the Crown: The Colonial War Epic

Diana de Armas Wilson

in Cervantes, the Novel, and the New World

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160052
eISBN:
9780191673764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160052.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter addresses America's first epic, Alonso de Ercilla's La Araucana, a long narrative poem about Spain' s conquest of Chile that Cervantes periodically quarried for his writings. Ercilla is ... More


Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile

Macarena Gomez-Barris

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255838
eISBN:
9780520942493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255838.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The 1973 military coup in Chile deposed the democratically elected Salvador Allende and installed a dictatorship that terrorized the country for almost twenty years. Subsequent efforts to come to ... More


Politics and Free Speech

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/9780520256132.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The most serious threats to the freedom of expression came from the State Security law, which allowed officials to bring charges of contempt against their critics. Repealing or amending the law was ... More


Ice and Political Heat: Cultural Memory Mediates the Past

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/9780520255838.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Starting from the rupture and afterlife of large-scale physical, psychic, and symbolic violence, this chapter examines the afterlife of the Chilean dictatorship in the cultural arena. One central ... More


Unfinished Business

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/9780520256132.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Olga Weisfeiler, sister of the Pennsylvania State mathematics professor who disappeared in southern Chile in 1985, was horrified to find information about her brother's disappearance in some of the ... More


The Public-Private School Controversy in Chile

Cristian Bellei

in School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033763
eISBN:
9780262270113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033763.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter puts a critical eye on the available research about whether Chilean students attending private schools obtain larger learning outcomes than their peers studying at public schools. Chile ... More


Institutional Change and Development in Chilean Market Society

Guillermo Wormald and Daniel Brieba

in Institutions Count: Their Role and Significance in Latin American Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273535
eISBN:
9780520954069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273535.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter looks at Chile's developmental performance from the recent decade, which was underpinned by significant and systematic institutional change that is closely related to its transformation ... More


Frozen Empires: An Environmental History of the Antarctic Peninsula

Adrian Howkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190249144
eISBN:
9780190249175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249144.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, World Modern History

This book examines the environmental history of the Antarctic Peninsula region from the early twentieth century to the present. As the most politically contested part of the Antarctic continent, the ... More


Introduction

Gregory B. Weeks and Silvia Borzutzky

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034751
eISBN:
9780813038186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034751.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book address the challenges inherent in protecting consensus and political stability while also seeking solutions to the political, social, and economic problems that have yet to be resolved in ... More


The Transition Is Dead, Long Live the Transition: Civil-Military Relations and the Limits of Consensus

Gregory B. Weeks

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034751
eISBN:
9780813038186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034751.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter begins with an exhaustive analysis of the transition literature as well as the views that Chilean analysts and politicians have of the process of transition to democracy. It focuses on ... More


Spectral Voices and Resonant Bodies in Fernando Guzzoni’s Dogflesh (Carne de perro, 2012)

Sarah Wright

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Dogflesh (Guzzoni, 2012) presents the splitting of the voice (its invoking of the other as well as the self) as a means to explore the fissures, ruptures, and divisions of the contemporary Chilean ... More


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