The Revolution Falters
The Left in Philippine Politics after 1986
Edited by Patricio Abinales
Southeast Asia Program Publications | Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
A detailed investigation of the contemporary Philippine Left, focusing on the political challenges and dilemmas that confronted activists following the disintegration of the Marcos regime and the reestablishment of electoral democracy under Corazon Aquino. The authors focus on such varied topics as peasant politics, urban social movements, purges and executions, and Marxist theory.