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

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Psychology Press, 2000 - History - 206 pages
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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.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Trasformlsmo and Philippine democracy
13
Morbid symptoms and political violence in
36
Forget it Jake its Chinatown
65
The Last Hurrab revisited
88
images of a city fragments of a century
118
the making of
140
the Philippines in Southeast
166
Bibliography
183
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About the author (2000)

Eva-Lotta E. Hedman is senior research fellow at the Refugee Studies Centre, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.

John T. Sidel is Lecturer in South East Asia Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

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