1st Edition

Elections and Democratization in the Philippines

By Jennifer Franco Copyright 2002
    250 Pages
    by Routledge

    376 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published in 2001. This study shows how legitimate elections held under centralized authoritarian conditions before 1986, though not democratic, still contributed to democratization by creating the political space needed for democratic oppostion to arise.

    Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword: Introduction Acknowledgements; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: The Colonial Era and Its Political Legacies, 1565-1945; Chapter 3: The Postwar Clientelist Electoral Regime, 1945-1972; Chapter 4: The Institutionalization of Centralized Authoritarian Rules, 1972-1978; Chapter 5: Election and Democratization in the Marcos Era; Chapter 6: Local Democratization Struggles and National Regime Transition; Chapter 7: Conclusion; Bibliography; Interviews


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