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Whither the Philippines in the 21st Century?

Editors:
Severino, Rodolfo C.
Salazar, Lorraine Carlos

ISBN:
978 981 230 499 5
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
370
List price(s):
60.00 USD
27.50 GBP
34.00 EUR

Publication date:
29 November 2007

Full description: 

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.

Biography: 

Rodolfo Severino is a former diplomat and former ASEAN Secretary-General, is a visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore. Lorraine Carlos Salazar is an Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of the Philippines, Dilimann, Quezon City.

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