Philippine Politics and Governance: Challenges to Democratization and Development

Philippine Politics and Governance: Challenges to Democratization and Development
Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem and Noel M. Morada, eds.

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Chapter No.: 8
Chapter Title: The Media and Philippine Politics (Download and read as PDF)
Contributor: Perlita M. Frago
Pages: 161-177
Keywords: mass media, democratization, television, radio, newspapers, Internet, electronic media, mainstream press, alternative press, La Solidaridad, Kalayaan, the fourth estate

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Chapter No.: 9
Chapter Title: The Middle Classes in Philippine Politics (Download and read as PDF)
Contributor: Temario C. Rivera
Pages: 179-203
Keywords: social classes, class relations, gradiational approach, relational approach, class structure, class formation, electoral democratic system, formal electoral democracy, middle-class politics, NGOs, POs, Joseph Estrada

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Chapter No.: 10
Chapter Title: Women and Politics (Download and read as PDF)
Contributor: Maria Ela L. Atienza and Ruth Lusterio Rico
Pages: 205-227
Keywords: women, gender, sex, feminism, women's issues, First World Conference on Women in Mexico, Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, women-in-development approach, gender mainstreaming, gender-and-development approach, National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women, GABRIELA, women political activists

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Chapter No.: 11
Chapter Title: The Environmental Movement and Philippine Politics (Download and read as PDF)
Contributor: Ruth Lusterio Rico
Pages: 229-245
Keywords: environmental awareness, advocacy, activism, environment, sustainable development, natural resources, Agenda 21, Philippine biodiversity, commercial logging, "slash-and'burn", mining, energy, toxic wastes, 1987 Philippine Constitution, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippine environmental movement, Philippine Environmental Congress, Clean Air Act

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Chapter No.: 12
Chapter Title: The Cooperative as a Vehicle for Empowerment, Development, and Democratization
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Contributor: Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem
Pages: 247-265
Keywords: cooperative, cooperative movement, people's initiative, nongovernment organizations, people's organizations, livelihood, ACCFA, FACOMA, Samahang Nayon, Code of Agrarian Reform, Bureau of Cooperative Development, cooperative rural bank, Barrio Guarantee Fund, Cooperative Foundation of the Philippines Inc., Cooperative Development Authority, Cooperative Code, PLF-TILCO

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Chapter Title: Overseas Employment from the Philippines: The Nexus Between Development and Governance (Download and read as PDF)
Contributor: Jorge V. Tigno
Pages: 267-281
Keywords: overseas employment, Filipino migrant workers, labor migration, Philippine Labor Code, Overseas Filipino Workers, Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995, RA 8042, foreign exchange, remittance, job generation, private employment agencies, national development policy, overseas employment program, systematic labor export program, Executive Order 797, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, Department of Labor and Employment, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, Department of Foreign Affairs, social and human capital, social costs