Whither the Philippines in the 21st Century?, 1st Edition

  • David W.H. Koh
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  • ISBN-10: 9812305173
  • ISBN-13: 9789812305176
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 370 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

Examines contradictory economic and political trends occurring in the Philippines in order to gain a sense of the country's prospects.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Illustrations.
Foreword.
Acknowledgements.
The Contributors.
List of Abbreviations.
Map of Southeast Asia.
1: The Philippines in Southeast Asia: An Overview.
2: From Regime Crisis to System Change.
3: Proposed Constitutional Reforms for Good Governance and Nation Building.
4: The Military in Philippine Politics: Retrospect and Prospects.
5: Religion and Politics: A Look at the Philippine Experience.
6: The Philippine Press: A Study in Contrasts and Contradictions.
7: Philippine Macroeconomic Issues and Challenges.
8: Investment Climate and Business Opportunities in the Philippines.
9: Why Does Poverty Persist in the Philippines? Facts, Fancies, and Policies.
10: Diaspora, Remittances and Poverty.
11: The Philippine Development Record: A Comparative Assessment.
12: Sancho Panza in Buliok Complex: The Paradox of Muslim Separatism.
13: The Insurgency That Would Not Go Away.
14: Whither the Philippines in the 21ST Century?: Summary, Conclusions, and Additional Thoughts.
Index.