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Philippine Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

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This third volume of the Philippine Encyclopedia of Social Sciences focuses on the disciplines of Geography and Public Administration. The Philippine Geographical Society (PGS) traces the beginnings of geographic education in the Philippines as well as the establishment of the University of the Philippines’ Department of Geography and the PGS. It provides a lengthy description of the geographic features of the Philippines and its various regions. It also cites areas of geographic research and identifies pioneering Filipino geographers. The second part is devoted to the theory and practice of public administration in the Philippines. The Philippine Society for Public Administration provides a historical overview of public administration as an academic discipline and discusses the basic concepts and issues in public administration. It explains the structure of the Philippine administrative system, the local government system, and fiscal policymaking and implementation. A list of public administration scholars and practitioners is also provided.

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