Resources: Political Democracy and Reforms (PODER) Studies

Browse our resources covering Studies on Political Democracy and Reforms (PODER) Studies.


Ateneo FactCheck 2016
Ateneo FactCheck 2016

FactCheck 2016, as in the previous elections, probed candidate’s position, platform and track record on key issues and agenda identified through consultations with organizations at the local and national levels.

 


Democratizing Election through Campaign Finance Reforms
Democratizing Election through Campaign Finance Reforms

A book chapter that discusses one of the challenges to Philippine democracy – poorly regulated campaign finance – highlighting the importance of making elections inclusive and democratic by making them competitive and fair.

 


Ateneo FactCheck 2013
Ateneo FactCheck 2013

FactCheck 2013 aims to produce materials that will convince the reform constituencies to engage electoral reform advocacies and the elections to advance and sustain the gains of reforms.

 


Poolitikang Pinoy 2013 (PoP 2013)
Poolitikang Pinoy 2013 (PoP 2013)

PoP 2013 is a data pooling initiative of the Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) that aims to arm the citizens with facts and data on candidates for and selected critical issues relevant to the 2013 elections, thereby, facilitating and empowering their engagement as political actors during elections.

 


Stability and Performance of Political Parties in Southeast Asia Philippines, Party-Less No More? (Emerging Practices of Party Politics in the Philippines)
Stability and Performance of Political Parties in Southeast Asia: Philippines, Party-Less No More? (Emerging Practices of Party Politics in the Philippines)

The study conducted by the Philippine research team aims to baseline the organizational performance and stability of selected political parties in the Philippines. From the parties’ profiles, we extracted some comparative points that will allow elucidation on the overall picture of party performance and stability in the Philippines.

 


The State of the Reform Agenda under Aquino (A Mid-Term Audit of the Reform Agenda)
The State of the Reform Agenda under Aquino (A Mid-Term Audit of the Reform Agenda)

This reform agenda assessment seeks to review the accomplishments of the administration of President Aquino in the first half of his term.

 


2013 Elections Rapid Assessment
Ateneo FactCheck 2013/ PODER Rapid Assessment of the 2013 Elections

This assessment is part of the Ateneo FactCheck 2013, presented during the Ateneo Post 2013 Election Summit. 

 


Infusing Reform in Elections: The Partisan Electoral Engagement of Reform Movements in Post-Martial Law Philippines
Infusing Reform in Elections: The Partisan Electoral Engagement of Reform Movements in Post-Martial Law Philippines

In the Philippines, since the end of martial law, civil society has been hailed as “the savior of governance,” playing the roles underperformed by the government or filling the gaps in the services needed by the people. One of the most crucial elements of civil society engagement in the Philippines is its reform work that is varied and encompassing. These actors constitute a large portion of what is being referred to as reform movements in the Philippines, which consist also of the reformers in government, political parties, local government units and other arenas.

 


Policy Study on Government’s Response to Election-Related Violence: Synthesis (Draft)
Policy Study on Government’s Response to Election-Related Violence: Synthesis (Draft)

This policy study is a follow-up to two cause-and-effect studies of PODER on election-related violence, one in Abra and the other in Nueva Ecija. The project involves scanning of ERV in selected hotspots, documentation of successful civil society initiatives to prevent ERV and policy assessment study of government response to election-related violence, particularly its major perpetrators: loose firearms, partisan armed groups and political dynasties.

 


Documentation and Assessment of ERV Response in the 2010 Elections (Draft)
Documentation and Assessment of ERV Response in the 2010 Elections (Draft)

These provide profiles of four initiatives in response to election-related violence (ERV) in the 2010 elections. The initiatives profiled are: Abra Multisector Group (AMSG) in Abra; Masbate Advocates for Peace (MAP) in Masbate; Vote Peace (various areas); and Good Wednesday Group (GWG) in Maguindanao.

 

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