HAINAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY, China recently published the 2018 Philippine Development Report, which was edited by Dean Joefe B. Santarita and Dr. Noel Moratilla, and which features two chapters from Dr. Jocelyn Celero, Assistant Professor, and Professor Rolando Talampas, as well as seven other essays on different aspects of development.
About the Book
Suggesting that development should not be viewed through a reductive lens of economic progress, the book sees it instead, following Amartya Sen’s Human Development Theory, as a fluid and multilayered concept that is fissured by contradictions.
Written by reputable scholars from institutions within and outside the Philippines, the essays examine overlapping development indices, and revolve around the following themes: migration and socio-economic development, culture and society, and foreign and national affairs.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Problematizing Philippine Development
Joefe B. Santarita and Noel Christian Moratilla
Migration and Socio-economic Development
Philippine Overseas Migration
Rolando G. Talampas
Mitzie Irene P. Conchada and Won Hee Cho
Culture and Society
Maricris Bandiola Acido-Muega
Culture and the Arts
Steven P.C. Fernandez
Communication and Media
Fernando A. Paragas
Foreign and National Affairs
Jocelyn O. Celero
Herman T. Laurel
Military and National Security
Eugene Louie P. Gonzalez
Dai Fan and Li Jiao
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