ANST 323

Filipino Politics & Justice

A survey of the Filipino political and economic experiences and issues in and out of the Philippines. It examines classic and contemporary issues being discussed and engaged by Filipinos in the Philippines and in their diasporic communities found in Asia and all over the world. Discussion topics include: patronage, empowerment, ethnicity, land ownership, poverty and crime, church power, cronyism, corruption, and the historical, economic, political, and social dimensions of the Filipino diaspora.