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The Philippine archipelago / Yves Boquet.

Yves Boquet, author.

Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.

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  • Title:
    The Philippine archipelago / Yves Boquet.
  • Author: Yves Boquet, author.
  • Subjects: Geography; HISTORY / Asia / Southeast Asia; Geography; World Regional Geography (Continents, Countries, Regions); Asian Culture; Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts; History of Southeast Asia; Asian Politics; Economic history; Social conditions; Social Science -- General; Science -- Global Warming & Climate Change; History -- Asia -- Southeast Asia; Cultural studies; The environment; Asian history; Politics & government; Science -- Earth Sciences -- Geography; Regional geography; Philippines; Philippines -- Economic conditions; Philippines -- Social conditions; Philippines; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 959.9
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; References; Part I: Land, History and People; Chapter 2: 7107 Islands; 2.1 Sea and Land Intertwined: The Terraqueous Character of the Philippines; 2.1.1 Islands, Seas and Lakes; 2.1.2 Shorelines; 2.1.3 Philippine Seas and EEZ; 2.2 Mountainous Islands from the Ring of Fire; 2.2.1 Physiography of the Philippines; 2.2.2 The Complex Origin of the Philippine Archipelago; 2.3 The High Level of Maritimity of the Archipelago; 2.3.1 Coastal Population; 2.3.2 People of the Sea: The Badjao "Sea Gypsies"; 2.3.3 Dangers from the Sea
    Contents: Chapter 5: From US Colony to Independent Country: The Construction of a State5.1 The American Colonization of the Philippines; 5.2 The Independence of the Philippines; 5.2.1 The Commonwealth of the Philippines; 5.2.2 The Japanese Invasion; 5.2.3 Independence; 5.3 The Republic of the Philippines; 5.3.1 From Democracy to Martial Law; 5.3.2 "People Power": The EDSA Revolution; 5.3.3 The Post-Marcos Years; References; Chapter 6: 100 Million Filipinos; 6.1 The Rising Number of Filipinos; 6.1.1 Growth Population Data; 6.1.2 A Young Country; 6.1.3 A Sexually Active Filipino Youth
    Contents: 6.1.4 Determinants of Fertility6.1.5 The Role of the Catholic Church in High Fertility Rates; 6.1.6 Fertility and Infant Mortality; 6.2 A Slower Population Growth and Its Expected Benefits; 6.2.1 A Fertility Transition Underway; 6.2.2 The Society Debate Around the RH Bill; 6.2.3 A Demographic "Sweet Spot" for the Philippine Economy ?; 6.3 The Health Status of the Philippine Population; 6.3.1 Mortality and Life Expectancy; 6.3.2 Improving Children's Health; 6.3.3 Controlling Infectious Diseases; 6.3.3.1 Waterborne Diseases; 6.3.3.2 Mosquito-Borne Diseases; 6.3.3.3 Tuberculosis; References
    Contents: Chapter 7: The Diversity of the Philippine Population7.1 The Linguistic Diversity; 7.2 Indigenous Minorities in the Philippines; 7.2.1 The Diversity of Indigenous Minorities; 7.2.2 The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997; 7.3 The Chinese in the Philippines; References; Part II: The Philippines in the Global Economy; Chapter 8: Emerging Tiger? The Paradoxes of the Philippine Economy; 8.1 A Laggard Country; 8.2 A Declining Position in Asia; 8.3 A Country Perceived as Difficult to Do Business In; 8.4 Innovation and Higher Education: A Mediocre Performance in International Surveys
  • Identifier: ISBN 9783319519265 (electronic bk.); ISBN 3319519263 (electronic bk.); ISBN (print)
    10.1007/978-3-319-51926-5 doi; BNB GBB8N7268; System number: 019164717
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 848 pages) : illustrations (some color).
  • Series: Springer geography
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.364598
  • UIN: BLL01019164717

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