Philippine Politics and Society in the Twentieth Century: Colonial Legacies, Post-Colonial Trajectories

Philippine Politics and Society in the Twentieth Century: Colonial Legacies, Post-Colonial Trajectories

by Eva-Lotta Hedman
     
 

The only book length study to cover the Philippines after Marco's downfall, this key title thematically explores issues affecting this fascinating country, throughout the last century. Appealing to both the academic and non academic reader, topics covered include:
national level electoral politics
economic growth
the Philippine Chinese
law and order

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The only book length study to cover the Philippines after Marco's downfall, this key title thematically explores issues affecting this fascinating country, throughout the last century. Appealing to both the academic and non academic reader, topics covered include:
national level electoral politics
economic growth
the Philippine Chinese
law and order
opposition
the Left
local and ethnic politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415147910
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
Politics in Asia Series, #10
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Series editor's preface
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
1Introduction1
2Trasformismo and Philippine democracy13
3Morbid symptoms and political violence in the Philippines36
4'Forget it, Jake, it's Chinatown'65
5The Last Hurrah revisited88
6Malling Manila: images of a city, fragments of a century118
7From Pugad Lawin to Pugad Baboy: the making of the 'new native'140
8The Sulu zone revisited: the Philippines in Southeast Asia166
Bibliography183
Index199

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