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An Anarchy of Families: State and Family in the Philippines

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Winner of the Philippine National Book Award, this pioneering volume reveals how the power of the country s family-based oligarchy both derives from and contributes to a weak Philippine state. From provincial warlords to modern managers, prominent Filipino leaders have fused family, politics, and business to compromise public institutions and amass private wealth a historic pattern that persists to the present day. Edited by Alfred W. McCoy, "An Anarchy of Families" explores the pervasive influence of the modern dynasties ...

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An Anarchy of Families: State and Family in the Philippines
2009, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299229849

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An Anarchy of Families: State and Family in the Philippines
1994, Center for Southeast Asian Studies 1, Madison, WI

ISBN-13: 9789715501286

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