Essays Tagged: "Filipino people"

An essay on Philippines Racism and the norm of thinking that racists have. Includes examples of typical Filipino racism and stereotyping.

ike them? Because the oppression was effective in instilling the belief that whites are better than Filipinos. Instead of responding to this in an aggressive mood, Filipinos took the belief as somethi ... f responding to this in an aggressive mood, Filipinos took the belief as something true. That's why Filipinos are really conscious about their skin color.How about this: did you know that our country ...

(5 pages) 96 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Wanted: Perfect President

s is so they could have a reminder of how a president should behave if he wants the sympathy of the Filipino people. It is also for their information that we have the power to overthrow him if we are ... By changing the minimum residency to at least 90% of their lives, we can be sure that they have the Filipino's best interest at heart.These prerequisites, however, still does not match my standards. . ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Filipino New Year's Superstition

The Philippines has many superstitions pertaining to the New Year. Most Filipino superstitions derive in hopes for blessings, particularly the abundance of food and money. ... e windows and doors are open, it will invite good luck to flow into the house. Another example of a Filipino superstition is the belief that wearing polka dots on New Year's eve will bring lots of mon ... fruits on the table is believed to bring in lots of money for every month of the new year. Another Filipino superstition says that if someone were to put money in their pocket on New Year's eve, he o ...

(1 pages) 22 0 2.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A comparison of East timor and the Philipines with respect to what languages are to be given primary status.

ed occupation in the Philippines during the 1500's. Spanish, by law, had to be taught to all native Filipinos and knowledge of the Spanish language was mandatory to hold public office. Native dialects ... alects including Tagalog remained as the Spanish did not try and eradicate them. By the 1880's many Filipinos were being educated in foreign universities. Eventually however realising that they were b ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

What do You Pray for Now?

stake about it.I'm not a social analyst nor a political expert. I'm no expert. I'm just an ordinary FILIPINO and while I'm writing this, I can't stop myself from feeling the fear and the pain. ORDINAR ...

(1 pages) 21 1 3.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Management Evolution, A Reflection.

styles of management prescribe to certain kinds of communities or organizations. For instance, the Filipino style of management is evidently distinct to that of the Japanese style of management. Thus ... will get the government that we deserve unless we take on a different stand" or demand for what we Filipinos truly need. With these perceptions, it is again proven that management is never a matter l ...

(3 pages) 46 1 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Are Filipinos Ready for Globalization?

nd good governance, peace and solidarity and ecological integrity.Globalization brings fears to the Filipino workers. The fall of protectionism and other barriers to trade contribute much to the uncer ... rs face today. The State has a vital role in developing the skills and improving the welfare of the Filipino workers for them to face globalization squarely. He must have the necessary training and eq ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.4 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Gerontology interview

diately, hurriedly married the first guy that showed interest on her. The man she married is also a Filipino that's looking for a Filipina with old fashioned ways. She said, she's it, out of necessity ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Reaction Paper on the article: Leadership and the common good by Randy David : Public Lives, Philippine Daily Inquirer Sunday, Jan. 9, 2005.

e my strength, my inspiration. How I would like to imagine that our leaders feel the same way.Every Filipino dreams that one-day, we would be saved by a great leader who will pull us out of poverty an ... hat easy... that sudden. Indeed the Arroyo government survives not because of active support of the Filipino people, but because the alternative was unthinkable. For a while let us put aside our negat ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Is The Filipino Culture Damaged?

Is the Filipino Culture Damaged? The Filipino culture is damaged. According to most anthropologists, we tak ... ged. According to most anthropologists, we take in as many foreign cultures as we can and give it a Filipino twist and then claim it as our own. That is true but in that process of accumulation, we st ... own culture.We mutate our culture by taking in so much foreign influence that we eradicate what is Filipino, our tradition and culture. During the pre-Hispanic and the post-Hispanic era, most of the ...

(2 pages) 2402 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poverty in the Philippines : Housing Projects

success in Manila.There are many causes of poverty. We might think that there are many hard working Filipinos who work as OFW’s worldwide; but in reality, the less eagerness of Filipinos who love ... me way. God gave the Philippines a wonderful soil that easily produces crops which often spoils the Filipinos.The Philippines has been struggling years to solve the issue of poverty particularly in pa ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Filipino food for thought

Food is a very important part of a Filipino's life. No gathering would be complete without the lechon and so many other Filipino delica ... so many other Filipino delicacies that we so enjoy. In my personal observation, it can be said that Filipinos seem to live simply for the pleasure of eating. You can't visit a home without being offer ... sit a home without being offered a drink and food from the people there. It seems that food and the Filipino have been deeply rooted together. It may be that through food that brings the Filipino fami ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

History of Philippine Cinema

ne who shapes their consciousness.Philippine film as discussed in this paper includes films made by Filipino people exhibited in this country and possibly in other countries from the 1930s to the 1990 ... t the resources were tested to the limits.CHAPTER 1 I. The 1930s to 1940s A. Early Philippine Films Filipinos started making movies in 1919. However, it would be important to know that the film indust ...

(17 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

EXPANSIONISM IN AMERICAN HISTORY         The expansion that took place in

atically extended to territorial possessions. The Insular Cases justified the ruthless slaughter of Filipinos while the Americans occupied the United States even though the bloodshed was a betrayal of ... nstitutions at home (doc D). The Insular Cases also justified the throwing aside of liberty for the Filipinos in the name of conquest.America controlled the Philippines; to control China would mean ac ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Of Stewards and Creators

tition which runs until the end of the year.Being part of the sales team of the company, we are the people who get instant feedback from doctors and patients alike, and because of that, I personally w ...

(1 pages) 1131 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Philippines

WWII, US forces in the Philippines surrendered to Japan, which put the country under Japanese rule. Filipinos and Americans united together working to defeat Japan; they succeeded when Japan surrender ... on . Though the population of the Chinese is a minority, they still play a dramatic role in shaping Filipino Catholicism in the regard of numerous with beliefs and practices of Buddhism, Taoism, and C ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Post modernist view

lism- identifying certain events in the history of the Philippine Constabulary that illustrates the Filipino's multi-faceted experience with the colonized.Redefining Imagined CommunitiesI attended the ... e and avoiding any resistance from the natives. � The wearing of the military uniform by the Filipinos justifies the colonizer's intentions of educating, training and equipping as part of the c ...

(8 pages) 9 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


ither fictions or biographies, and very little criticism. It can be observed, as a trend, that most Filipino novelists have been writing about the unsettlement of the Manongs, or the first wave of Fil ... ks, and diaspora remains to be a social reality (primarily for economic reasons) impressed upon the Filipino people. It is notable that however imminent the displacement-movement is, the migrant's und ...

(23 pages) 9 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Unfolding Nine Mornings

ild Redeemer"(p. 32). Sa walay pagduha-duha, ang misa de Gallo kay usa na gayud ka tradisyon sa mga Filipino Catholics. Nag-ugat kini sa mga kastila na nag-introduce kanato sa Christianity dinhi sa Pi ... , the glowing faces of devotees reveal something of that staunch faith and religious fervor of the Filipinos" (p. 32). As a Filipino Catholic, I really feel overwhelm that that I am part of this prac ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

just random

e of the coin.First, I would like to commend the president for making an effort to give the SONA in Filipino and for not giving theoretical measurements on the health of the economy which may be helpf ... the government needs now is a paradigm shift which focuses on how to improve the lives of our poor Filipinos. I believe that the government needs a strong people to materialize its goals.Nevertheless ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays