State of Local Democracy in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

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This publication is only available in electronic format
Published: 
2 September 2013
Language: 
English
Pages: 
258
ISBN: 
978-971-8567-85-2 (Print)
Co-Publisher(s): 
National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines Diliman (UP-NCPAG) and the Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID)

Like other democracies, the Philippines still has its challenges, not least in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

This assessment of democracy at the local level in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao was conducted by the University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP-NCPAG) and the Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID).

The assessment brings into the debate the citizens’ take on a wide range of issues, including transparency and accountability, local governance, social and economic development, and electoral reforms.

Contents

Preface

Foreword

Acronyms and abbreviations

1. Introduction

2. The Region in Context

3. Representative Democracy

4. Participatory Democracy

5. The Prospect of Democracy in the ARMM: Summary and Recommendations

Annexes
List of Key Informants
Key Informants Interviewed in Manila
Focus Group Discussion Participants

Index

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