Factional Dynamics in Philippine Party Politics, 1900–2019

  title={Factional Dynamics in Philippine Party Politics, 1900–2019},
  author={Julio Cabral Teehankee},
  journal={Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs},
  pages={123 - 98}
  • J. Teehankee
  • Published 1 April 2020
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs
The Philippines is a rich case study in the examination of intra-party factions and factionalism in competitive party systems of Southeast Asia. Intra-party factionalism is a recurring, yet understudied, aspect of Philippine party politics. The factional nature of Philippine party politics has endured through time – from bifactionalism of the post-war two-party system to the multi-factionalism of the post-authoritarian multi-party system. All the major political parties that have dominated… 

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