The Philippines in Crisis: Development and Security in the Aquino Era, 1986-91 (Hardback)W. Thompson (author)
Hardback 188 Pages / Published: 04/08/1992
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The eruption of Mt. Pinatuba represented more than the smothering of America's Clark Air Force Base and many of President Corazon Aquino's development plans. It also served as a metaphor both for the collapse of Philippine-American base negotiations, presaging an end to nearly a century of strategic relations, and for Aquino's unsuccessful attempt to undo the colossal damage of the Marcos era and construct coherent development programs. This book explores the connections between two central functions of third world governments - development and security - in an analysis of Aquino's six crisis-filled years.
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Number of pages: 188
Weight: 385 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 20 mm
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