Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Bachelet GovernmentConflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Silvia Borzutzky

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780813034751

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813034751.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM FLORIDA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.florida.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University Press of Florida, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in FLASO for personal use (for details see www.florida.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 23 September 2018

Challenging the Consensus

Challenging the Consensus

The Politics of Protest and Policy Reform in Chile's Education System

Chapter:
(p.117) 5 Challenging the Consensus
Source:
The Bachelet Government
Author(s):

Mary Rose Kubal

Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813034751.003.0006

This chapter looks into a seminal event in the history of the Bachelet administration. In education, much as in the pension and labor areas, the Concertaciόn consensus was organized around the maintenance of market policies designed by the Pinochet administration. As Kubal argues, the broad outlines of Chile's educational system were established in the market-oriented educational reform of the 1980s which emphasized a subsidiary role for the state; the establishment of privately subsidized schools; municipal administration; and the notion of school choice. The government role was limited to controlling the curriculum and overseeing and evaluating the system. Pinochet ensured the permanence of the system by institutionalizing it in a Constitutional Organic Law, which requires a supermajority in Congress to be modified.

Keywords:   Bachelet administration, Concertaciόn consensus, Pinochet administration, Chile's educational system, Constitutional Organic Law

Florida Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .