Current Issues (Philippines)

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This pathfinder contains selected resources on social, political, economic and other relevant issues our country is currently facing.

SUBJECT HEADINGS & KEYWORDS
Philippines
Philippines - Economic conditions
Philippines – Politics and government
Philippines - Social conditions
CALL NUMBERS
Library of Congress Classification
H : Social Sciences (General)
HB : Economic theory. Demography
HC : Economic history and conditions
HD : Industries. Land use. Labor
HE : Transportation and communications
HF : Commerce
HM : Sociology (General)
HN : Social history and conditions. Social problems.
HQ : The family. Marriage. Women
HT : Communities. Classes. Races
HV : Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Dewey Decimal Classification
300-399 : Social Sciences
315 : General Statistics
320-328 : Political Science
330-339 : Economics
360-369 : Social Services
370-379 : Education
BOOKS

An introduction to economics and economic development issues in the Philippines. Makati City, Philippines: Bookmark, 1997. >> 330.7 I61 1997 Filipiniana
Jarapa, Sison et.al. Current Social Issues. City: Rex Book Store, 1997. >> 361.1 J28 1997 Filipiniana
Orbeta, Aniceto. Education, labor market, and development : a review of the trends and issues in the Philippines for the past 25 years. Makati City, Philippines: Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003. >> 379.4 O64 2003 Filipiniana
WEB RESOURCES
Haribon Foundation
“Haribon is a membership based organization committed to nature conservation through community empowerment, and scientific excellence.”
Ibon Foundation
IBON Foundation is a research-education-information and advocacy organization which publishes studies on the most urgent socio-economic issues confronting Philippine society and the world.
National Statistics Office
Statistical figures on the Philippines.
Newsbreak
An independent news organization  which provides in-depth stories, investigative reports, analyses of current events especially in politics.
Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
Independent and non-profit media agency that specializes in investigative reporting.
Testigo
Publishes documented cases of violations of economic, social and cultural human rights. (By IBON Foundation)
United Nations Country Profile : Philippines
UN statistical databases
PERIODICALS
Journals/Magazines (Current Issues)
Catalyst
Philippine Panorama
Philippine Starweek
Philippine Studies
Philippines Free Press
Sunday Inquirer Magazine
Daily Newspapers
Balita
Manila Bulletin
Manila Standard Today
Manila Times
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Philippine Star
Journals/Magazines (Back Issues)
IBON Facts and Figures (1993, 1995, 1996, 2001-2009)
Intersect (1999-2007)
Investigative Reporting Magazine, The (2002-2004)
Newsbreak (2001-2006)
Philippine Graphic (1990-2001)
Philippine Panorama (1990-2010)
Philippine Starweek (1990-2010)
Philippine Studies (1991-2010)
Philippines Free Press (1990-2010)
Sunday Inquirer Magazine (1990-2010)
Vertical Files
Topics on: Agrarian reform, Animal rights, Aquino, Benigno Jr., Birth control, Brain drain, Child welfare, Climate change, Cyberbullying, Deforestation, Divorce, Education, Endangered species, Energy resources, Environment, Gambling, Gender discrimination, Globalization, Grafts and corruption, Homosexuality, Human rights, Migration, Narcotics trade, Overseas employment, Piracy, Population, Poverty, Prostitution, Smoking, Spratly islands, Traffic congestion, Unemployment, Waste management and many more.
Online
Impact
Tackles social problems, so prevalent in most Asian countries, especially in the Philippines.
Philippine Graphic
“For many years, the Philippines Graphic has served the public interest by providing independent news coverage analysis both national and grassroots politics, business and current issues.”
Philippines Free Press
A weekly magazine of news and opinion.
USEFUL TOOLS
Use the OPAC to search for books in the library.
Use CIPPA to search articles from periodicals published in the Philippines.
Use LPI to search articles from Philippine periodicals available in the Bound Periodicals collection.

Google Custom Search: Search for articles from Philippines Free Press, Philippine Graphic, Impact, Ibon, PCIJ, Newsbreak, Testigo and Haribon.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 July 2012 22:43

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