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Moral Opposition to Authoritarian Rule in Chile, 1973-90 : St. Antony's Series - Pamela Lowden

Moral Opposition to Authoritarian Rule in Chile, 1973-90

St. Antony's Series


Published: 18th December 1995
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The book examines the political importance of moral opposition to authoritarian rule in Chile, 1973-90, as a challenge to the government's systematic human rights' violations. It was initially led by the Catholic Church, whose primate founded an organisation to defend human rights: the Vicariate of Solidarity (1976-92). The book assesses the impact of moral opposition as a force for redemocratisation by tracing the history and achievements of the Vicariate. It also argues that such moral matters are often underestimated in regime transition analysis.

Acknowledgements - List of Abbreviations - Introduction - The Catholic Church and Human Rights: The Church and Politics in Chile 1925-73 - The Committee of Cooperation for Peace in Chile, September 1973-November 1975 - The Hierarchy, the Vicaria and the Regime, 1976-82 -The Vicaria and the Opposition, 1976-82 - The Vicaria and the Church, 1980-84 - Vicaria, Church, Regime and Opposition, 1983-89 - Moral Opposition to Authoritarian Rule in Chile: An Appraisal - Sources and Bibliography - Appendices - Index

ISBN: 9780333633953
ISBN-10: 0333633954
Series: St. Antony's Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 18th December 1995
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1