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

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Psychology Press, 2000 - History - 206 pages
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.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Trasformismo and Philippine democracy
13
3 Morbid symptoms and political violence in the Philippines
36
4 Forget it Jake its Chinatown
65
5 The Last Hurrah revisited
88
6 Malling Manila
118
7 From Pugad Lawin to Pugad Baboy
140
8 The Sulu zone revisited
166
Bibliography
183
Index
199
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