Philippine Journal of Public Policy: Interdisciplinary Development Perspectives

Volume 2020



Policy Insights

Review Essay

Jose Rizal: The Radical Liberal
Jose Rizal: Liberalism and the Paradox of Coloniality
by Lisandro E. Claudio. New York, NY: Springer, 2018. Pp. 89. ISBN 9783030013165.

Lisandro E. Claudio


Persevere, Have Courage, and Unite: The Story of Ka Bart Pasion
Living in Times of Unrest: Bart Pasion and the Philippine Revolution
by Eduardo C. Tadem. Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 2019. Pp. 242. ISBN 978971542895-8.

Roland G. Simbulan


Economies Revisited
Paper Dragons: China and the Next Crash
by Walden Bello. London, UK: Zed Books, 2019. Pp. 320. ISBN 1786995964, 978-1786995964.

Joseph Anthony Y. Lim


Book Reviews

Between Empires: Martí, Rizal, and the Intercolonial Alliance
by Koichi Hagimoto. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Pp. 196. ISBN 9781349462025.

Jose Monfred C. Sy


Beyond Will and Power: A Biography of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte
by Earl G. Parreño. Lapu-lapu City: Optima Typographics, 2019. Pp. 227. ISBN 9786218161023.

Cleve V. Arguelles


Philippine Politics and the Marcos Technocrats: The Emergence and Evolution of a Power Elite
by Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2019. Pp. 244. ISBN 9789715509138.

Joel Rocamora


Speaking Out in Vietnam: Public Political Criticism in a Communist Party-Ruled Nation
by Benedict J. Tria Kerkvliet. Ithaca, NY and London, UK: Cornell University Press, 2019. Pp. 246. ISBN 1501736396, 9781501736391.

Armando Malay Jr.


Counterrevolution: The Global Rise of the Far Right
by Walden Bello. UK: Practical Action Publishing Ltd, 2019. Pp. 196. ISBN 9781788530514.

Sharon M. Quinsaat


Soldiering through Empire: Race and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific
by Simeon Man. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2018. Pp. 272. ISBN 9780520283367.

Ricardo T. Jose


Impossible is Not so Easy: A Life in Politics
by Joel Rocamora. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2020. Pp. 294. ISBN 9789715509442.

Carmel V. Abao