Submissions from 2018

The political subject is a lover not a fighter: Reading Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club as a love story, Jeremy De Chavez

Perspectives on faith and culture in the Philippines, East Timor, and Indonesia, Fides Del Castillo

Si Demeterio at ang pilosopiyang Pilipino: Pakikipanayam tungkol sa kanyang Ika-25 na taong pamimilosopiya, Mary Irene Clare O. Deleña, Joshua Mariz B. Felicilda, and Leslie Anne L. Liwanag

Reactions, challenges, and coping resources of college teachers who have encountered students with diagnosed psychological disorders, Mary Irene Clare O. Deleña and Ron R. Resurreccion

Postmodernism from the perspectives of Filipino philosophers: Abulad, Co, Demeterio, and Pavo, Mary Irene Clare O. Deleña and Raymond John D. Vergara

A Humboldtian critique of the University of the Philippines as the flagship of Philippine higher education (part I), Feorillo Petronilo A. Demeterio and Roland Theuas D. S. Pada

Emerita Quito, Mary John Mananzan, and Filipina philosophy: A critical comparison of the thoughts of the two leading female philosophers of the Philippines, Feorillo Petronilo Demeterio and Leslie Anne L. Liwanag

Play therapy in the Philippines, Maria Louise Trivino Dey, Maria Aurora Assumpta Dela Paz Catipon, Maria Caridad H. Tarroja, and Washington Christopher C. Garcia

Revisiting the Philippine reproductive health politics via the lens of public theology: The role of progressive Catholic and Protestant sectors, Brian U. Doce

From response to responsibility: An academe-industry partnership on solid waste management in the Philippines, Marlon de Luna Era

What's in a Latin name?: Cycas wadei & the politics of nomenclature, Kathleen Cruz Gutierrez

Socialisation of China’s soft power: Building friendship through potential leaders, Myungsik Ham and Elaine Tolentino

Mare Liberum: Aquino, Duterte, and the Philippines’ evolving lawfare strategy in the South China Sea, Richard Javad Heydarian

Can the gains be sustained? Assessing the first five years of the Aquino administration, Ronald D. Holmes

Pork transmogrified: The unending story of particularistic spending, Ronald D. Holmes

Exploring the Dolphy bakla: Queerness in Philippine cinema, Mikee N. Inton

Exploring marine citizenship among young people in select urban and rural villages in the Philippines, Melvin A. Jabar, Crisanto Q. Regadio, and Zaldy C. Collado

The Filipino concept of child, family and kinship relationship: From self-awareness to separation, Roberto E. Javier

A critique of Dreyfus’s Kierkegaardian analysis of the internet, Joseph Martin M. Jose

Resolving the Gettier problem in the Smith case: The Donnellan linguistic approach, Joseph Martin M. Jose and Napoleon M. Mabaquiao

Proliferation of meso-industrial revolutions: Is industry 4.0 just one of the waves?, Junmo Kim and Ador R. Torneo

From the editor, Romeo B. Lee

High grade-point average and predictors among Filipino university students, Romeo B. Lee, Rito Baring, and Madelene Sta. Maria

Sugar overflows and Teatro Obrero's Escalante story, Jazmin Badong Llana

Thinking slow, thinking thick: Necessary human work in an age of innovation, Jazmin Badong Llana

Social mobility attributions in east asian and pacific cultures: Power distance and individualism as moderators of self-attribution bias, Melissa Lopez Reyes

Corporate moral obligations: A critical examination, Napoleon M. Mabaquiao

Mabini’s “True decalogue” and the morality of nationalism, Napoleon M. Mabaquiao

The Filipino Catholics in Japan and their historicized narrative of struggle, Willard Enrique R. Macaraan

Inflexible labor regulations have negative consequences, Victor Andres C. Manhit

The “teacher as a colony”: Cambodian cases of fabrication and self-empowerment, Takayo Ogisu and Eisuke Saito

Local aid workers in the digital humanitarian project: Between “second class citizens” and “entrepreneurial survivors”, Jonathan Corpus Ong and Pamela Combinido

Philippines-China relations: Interplay between domestic politics and globalization, Ellen Palanca and Austin Ong

Ending institutions: Rule enforcement in self-governance systems, Antonio C. Pedro

Islamic migrant community formation and integration: The case of Salam Compound, Barangay Culiat, Quezon City, Crisanto Q. Regadio

Habermasian thinking on civil society and the public sphere in the age of globalization, Salvador Santino F. Regilme

Do money, power, family and connections really matter in politics? Analysing factors of success in the 2010, 2013 and 2016 Philippine senatorial elections, Joseph Anthony L. Reyes, Brando Gabriel C. Arce, and Nicolle Bien N. Madrid

Empire’s trail of bodies: A review essay, Dinah T. Roma

Premises, perils, and promises of ASEAN integration, David Michael M. San Juan

Déjà vu budget, Edwin P. Santiago

Experiences of ICT use in shared, public access settings in Philippine slums, Cheryll Ruth Soriano, Ruepert Jiel Cao, and Marianne Sison

Quality of support in the social networks of older Filipino church members: An exploratory study, Madelene Avila Sta. Maria, Alexis Aeriel Cruz Bonanza, and Paul Angelo Siababa Arcega

House of clans: Political dynasties in the legislature, Julio C. Teehankee

Regional dimensions of the 2016 general elections in the Philippines: Emerging contours of federalism, Julio C. Teehankee

Routledge handbook of the contemporary Philippines, Mark R. Thompson and Eric Vincent C. Batalla

Social capital of left-behind children: Determinants and association with school performance, Melanie P. Tolentin and Myla M. Arcinas

Towards strategic partnership: Philippines-Japan relations after seventy years, Dennis D. Trinidad

What does strategic partnerships with ASEAN mean for Japan’s foreign aid?, Dennis D. Trinidad

Leisurely travels and global sojourns: An inquiry on the human and economic aspects of tourism, Joseph C. Velasco

Collaborative research and education in global health: Insights and perspectives, Joseph Ching Velasco and Kanchana Thianlai

Submissions from 2017

Click-analysis of a lesbian online community in Facebook using the critical discourse analysis and natural language processing, Alona Jumaquio -Ardales, Nathaniel Oco, and Rowell Madula

Exploring the characteristics of Filipino university students as concurrent smokers and drinkers, Rito Baring, Romeo B. Lee, Madelene Sta. Maria, and Yan Liu

The young and the sacred: An analysis of empirical evidence from the Philippines, Rito V. Baring, Dennis S. Erasga, L. dl R. Garcia, Jeane C. Peracullo, and L. R. Ubaldo

Locus-of-hope and help-seeking intentions of Filipino women victims of intimate partner violence, Allan Benedict I. Bernardo and Alicia F. Estrellado

Subjective well-being of Filipino women who experienced intimate partner violence: A person-centered analysis, Allan Benedict I. Bernardo and Alicia F. Estrellado

Street-based corruption in the Philippines: Exploring kotong frame alignments between enforcers and motorists in a city in Metro Manila, Hannah Frances C. Bodegon, Prince Aian G. Villanueva, Janessa Polly J. Esber, Jon Christian A. Fernando, John Andrew C. Guevarra, and Charles Daniell B. Valeriano

Dialogue and proclamation of truth: Reception of Nostra aetate and Ad gentes by the FABC, Agnes M. Brazal


Dialogue and proclamation of truth: Reception of Nostra aetate and Ad gentes by the FABC, Agnes M. Brazal

The seas of our insecurity: Ordinary versus state discourses on maritime and human security in the Philippines, Antonio P. Contreras

Muslim and Christian dialogue: Public theology in time of crisis in Marawi City, Philippines, Jeff Clyde G. Corpuz

Subjective happiness optimizes educational outcomes: Evidence from Filipino high school students, Jesus Alfonso D. Datu, Jana Patricia Valdez, Ian Kenneth Cabrera, and Maria Guadalupe C. Salanga

21st century Japan–Philippines strategic partnership: Constraining China's expansion in the South China Sea, Renato Cruz De Castro

China’s realpolitik approach to its territorial disputes: The case of the 2012 Scarborough Shoal stand-off, Renato Cruz De Castro

Developing a credible defense posture for the Philippines: From the Aquino to the Duterte administrations, Renato Cruz De Castro

Fostering military diplomacy with America's bilateral allies: The Philippine policy of linking spokes together, Renato Cruz De Castro

Navigating between the dragon and the sun: The Philippines' gambit of pitting Japan against China in the South China Sea dispute, Renato Cruz De Castro

Sino-Japanese rivalry in maritime southeast Asia, Renato Cruz De Castro

The Duterte administration’s appeasement policy on China and the crisis in the Philippine–US alliance, Renato Cruz de Castro


It's more fun in the Philippines: Positive affects and the post-colonial condition, Jeremy De Chavez

On the "intimate connivance" of love and thought, Jeremy De Chavez

The breakdown of white masculinity in the period of colonial decline: Reading Anthony Burgess's Time for a tiger, Jeremy De Chavez

The Traditional and the Modern in Jessica Hagedorn’s DOGEATERS, Jeremy De Chavez

By the third mojito and other poems, Noelle Leslie G. dela Cruz

The fading batek: Problematizing the decline of traditional tattoos in the Philippine Cordillera Region, : Feorillo Petronilo A. Demeterio

Usbong na pagtatáya: Tangka sa pagpapalawig sa katuturan ng sosyolohiya sa Pilipinas (Usbong na pagtatáya: Assessing the affordance of sociology in the Philippines), Dennis S. Erasga

Bonifacio and the Katipunan in the Cuerpo de Vigilancia archival collection, Rene R. Escalante

Systematic bias in trait attributions for deceased friends and relatives, Adrianne John R. Galang, Bianca Ysabel C. Ellescas, Jan Marie E. Santos, Maria Aisha V. Locsin, and Keena Mayumi D. Sy

Evolving Philippines-U.S.-China strategic triangle: International and domestic drivers, Richard Javad Heydarian

Rodrigo Duterte and the populist backlash against globalization, Richard Javad Heydarian

The rise of Duterte: A populist revolt against elite democracy, Richard Javad Heydarian

Tragedy of small power politics: Duterte and the shifting sands of Philippine foreign policy, Richard Javad Heydarian

Local leadership and community matter: Establishing a transit station for exiting disaster survivors, Melvin A. Jabar and Exaltacion E. Lamberte

Stakeholders’ take on sharing the tasks in providing family planning services – Inquiring into the issues on midwives’ implant insertion, Roberto E. Javier, Marlon D. L. Era, and Cristina A. Rodriguez

Bayesianism and the idea of scientific rationality, Jeremiah Joven Joaquin

Personal identity and what matters, Jeremiah Joven Joaquin

Teaching syllogistic logic via a retooled Venn diagrammatical technique, Jeremiah Joven Joaquin and Robert James M. Boyles

Attitude towards technology, social media usage and grade-point average as predictors of global citizenship identification in Filipino university students, Romeo B. Lee, Rito Baring, Madelene Sta. Maria, and Stephen Reysen

The impact of democratization on environmental movements, Su Hoon Lee, Hsin Huang Michael Hsiao, Hwa Jen Liu, On Kwok Lai, Francisco A. Magno, and Alvin Y. So

The is and moral ought of intersubjectivity, Napoleon M. Mabaquiao

Filipino Catholics in Japan and ambiguity of 'full integration', Willard Enrique R. Macaraan

Environmental movements in the Philippines, Francisco A. Magno

The role of the United States' quasi-alliances in Asia: Shadow puppetry or hard alliances?, Charmaine G. Misalucha-Willoughby

PTSD’s Underlying Dimensions in Typhoon Haiyan Survivors: Assessing DSM-5 Symptomatology-Based PTSD Models and Their Relation to Posttraumatic Cognition, Imelu G. Mordeno, Jennifer Gay E. Carpio, Ma. Jenina N. Nalipay, and Rhea Lina J. Saavedra

Bonding and autonomy: A critical discourse analysis of Singaporean youths’ Internet use and identity politics in Amos Yee’s YouTube videos, Rhoderick V. Nuncio

(Pre)occupations, John Revo Ocampo

Living with endometriosis in the Philippines, Jeane C. Peracullo

Maria Clara in the twenty-first century: The uneasy discourse between the cult of the Virgin Mary and Filipino women's lived realities, Jeane C. Peracullo

Attachment, motivation, and clinical progress in a Filipino therapeutic community: A mediation analysis, Sixtus Dane Ramos

Does internship participation enhance career adaptability? A longitudinal quasi-experimental investigation, Simon Lloyd D. Restubog, Anna Carmella G. Ocampo, Melissa Lopez Reyes, Laurene Chua Garcia, and Pianpian Guan

Generating vulnerability to floods: Poor urban migrants and the state in Metro Manila, Philippines, Edsel E. Sajor, Bernadette P. Resurrección, and Sharon Feliza Ann P. Macagba