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The Philippine Archipelago

  • Yves Boquet

Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
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    Pages 1-7
  3. Land, History and People

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
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      Pages 11-36
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      Pages 117-158
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  4. The Philippines in the Global Economy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
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      Pages 341-366
  5. Regional Organization and Spatial Planning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 417-417
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  6. Challenges for the Philippines

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 835-848

About this book

Introduction

This book presents an updated view of the Philippines, focusing on thematic issues rather than a description region by region. Topics include typhoons, population growth, economic difficulties, agrarian reform, migration as an economic strategy, the growth of Manila, the Muslim question in Mindanao, the South China Sea tensions with China and the challenges of risk, vulnerability and sustainable development.

Keywords

Sustainable Development Megacity Archipelagic Nation Geopolitics Agrarian Reform Philippines

Authors and affiliations

  • Yves Boquet
    • 1
  1. 1.Département de GéographieUniversité de BourgogneDijonFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51926-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-51925-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-51926-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-315X
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-3168
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