1945

Consolidating democracy in the Philippines: Breaking monopolies of local power

Philippine local politics is an example of élite democracy. It is dominated by political families and clans, some of whom were active in politics as early as the turn of the twentieth century when the Americans first introduced elections in the Philippines. Throughout the history of Philippine democracy these political families have controlled local power by winning seats in the Philippine legislature and elective positions in local governments.

Related Subject(s): Democracy and Governance
Sustainable Development Goals:
Countries: Philippines
/content/books/9789210563253c023
dcterms_title,dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
-contentType:Journal -contentType:Contributor -contentType:Concept -contentType:Institution
10
5
Chapter
content/books/9789210563253
Book
false
Loading
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error
aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cudW4taWxpYnJhcnkub3JnLw==