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Whither the Philippines in the 21st Century?.

By: Severino, Rodolfo C.
Contributor(s): Salazar, Lorraine Carlos.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), 2008Description: 1 online resource (394 p.).ISBN: 9789812305176.Subject(s): Philippines -- Congresses | Philippines -- Economic conditions -- 1986- -- Congresses | Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1986- -- Congresses | Philippines -- Social conditions -- 1986- -- CongressesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Whither the Philippines in the 21st Century?DDC classification: 320.9599 LOC classification: DS655 .W55 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Table of Contents; 1. THE PHILIPPINES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: AN OVERVIEW by Mely Caballero-Anthony; 2. FROM REGIME CRISIS TO SYSTEM CHANGE by Joel Rocamora; 3. PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL REFORMS FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE AND NATION BUILDING by Jose V. Abueva; 4. THE MILITARY IN PHILIPPINE POLITICS: RETROSPECT AND PROSPECTS by Carolina G. Hernandez; 5. RELIGION AND POLITICS: A LOOK AT THE PHILIPPINE EXPERIENCE by Grace Gorospe-Jamon and Mary Grace P. Mirandilla; 6. THE PHILIPPINE PRESS: A STUDY IN CONTRASTS AND CONTRADICTIONS by Melinda Quintos de Jesus
7. PHILIPPINE MACROECONOMIC ISSUES AND CHALLENGES by Gerardo P. Sicat8. INVESTMENT CLIMATE AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PHILIPPINES by Peter Wallace; 9. WHY DOES POVERTY PERSIST IN THE PHILIPPINES? FACTS, FANCIES, AND POLICIES by Arsenio M. Balisacan; 10. DIASPORA, REMITTANCES AND POVERTY by Ernesto M. Pernia; 11. THE PHILIPPINE DEVELOPMENT RECORD: A COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT by Hal Hill and Sharon Faye Piza; 12. SANCHO PANZA IN BULIOK COMPLEX: THE PARADOX OF MUSLIM SEPARATISM by Patricio N. Abinales; 13. THE INSURGENCY THAT WOULD NOT GO AWAY by Alexander R. Magno
14. WHITHER THE PHILIPPINES IN THE 21ST CENTURY?: SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS, AND ADDITIONAL THOUGHTS by Rodolfo C. SeverinoIndex
Summary: Philippine observers are often baffled by the economic and political turmoil that dominates headlines about the country. Yet, at the same time, the Philippines continues to hold the potential for successfully combining political freedoms with sustained economic growth and, thus, improving the lives of its people. In this book, a team of distinguished scholars examines these seemingly contradictory trends in order to gain a sense of the country's prospects. Reassessing the fascinating and pu...
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Table of Contents; 1. THE PHILIPPINES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: AN OVERVIEW by Mely Caballero-Anthony; 2. FROM REGIME CRISIS TO SYSTEM CHANGE by Joel Rocamora; 3. PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL REFORMS FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE AND NATION BUILDING by Jose V. Abueva; 4. THE MILITARY IN PHILIPPINE POLITICS: RETROSPECT AND PROSPECTS by Carolina G. Hernandez; 5. RELIGION AND POLITICS: A LOOK AT THE PHILIPPINE EXPERIENCE by Grace Gorospe-Jamon and Mary Grace P. Mirandilla; 6. THE PHILIPPINE PRESS: A STUDY IN CONTRASTS AND CONTRADICTIONS by Melinda Quintos de Jesus

7. PHILIPPINE MACROECONOMIC ISSUES AND CHALLENGES by Gerardo P. Sicat8. INVESTMENT CLIMATE AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PHILIPPINES by Peter Wallace; 9. WHY DOES POVERTY PERSIST IN THE PHILIPPINES? FACTS, FANCIES, AND POLICIES by Arsenio M. Balisacan; 10. DIASPORA, REMITTANCES AND POVERTY by Ernesto M. Pernia; 11. THE PHILIPPINE DEVELOPMENT RECORD: A COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT by Hal Hill and Sharon Faye Piza; 12. SANCHO PANZA IN BULIOK COMPLEX: THE PARADOX OF MUSLIM SEPARATISM by Patricio N. Abinales; 13. THE INSURGENCY THAT WOULD NOT GO AWAY by Alexander R. Magno

14. WHITHER THE PHILIPPINES IN THE 21ST CENTURY?: SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS, AND ADDITIONAL THOUGHTS by Rodolfo C. SeverinoIndex

Philippine observers are often baffled by the economic and political turmoil that dominates headlines about the country. Yet, at the same time, the Philippines continues to hold the potential for successfully combining political freedoms with sustained economic growth and, thus, improving the lives of its people. In this book, a team of distinguished scholars examines these seemingly contradictory trends in order to gain a sense of the country's prospects. Reassessing the fascinating and pu...

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