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DEFINING POLITICS • POLITICS INVOLVES THE PRODUCTION. ALLOCATION AND USE OF DECISION- MAKING POWERS AMONG LARGE GROUPS OF INDIVIDUALS. .

.AND CULTURE • CULTURE REFERS TO EVERYTHING SOCIALLY CREATED (FISKE. 1996) • ONE ESSENTIAL CHARACTERISTIC OF CULTURE IS THAT IT IS SHARED BY DIFFERENT GROUPS OF INTERACTING HUMANS.

FILIPINO POLITICAL CULTURE • IS A SYSTEMATICALLY RELATED SET OF MENTAL (THINK) AND CONCRETE CONSTRUCTIONS (ACT/DO). GROUP-ACCEPTED PRACTICES. LANGUAGE AND PARAPHERNALIA SHARED BY LARGE GROUPS OF FILIPINOS - . FEELINGS. IT INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO BELIEFS.

FILIPINO POLITICAL CULTURE • AS THEY PRODUCE. AND IN INTERACTION WITH THE STATE. . OUTSIDE. ALLOCATE AND USE POLITICAL POWERS WITHIN.

the local leader's family asked by a local leader to daughter's can expect to be given employment act as the godfather at wedding godfather opportunities and other special Political practice the wedding of the politico-economic favors by this leader's daughter. the Representative can expect the leader's family to help during the campaign period. . powerful politician. In turn. DIRECTLY OBSERVABLE POLITICAL CULTURE Objective Components Examples of objective Manifest meaning: what Latent meaning: what is of Filipino political political culture is directly observed symbolized or implied culture House Representative is Invitation to be the In the future.

or I will hit back at you." ticket this time." I am powerful and you are not. DIRECTLY OBSERVABLE POLITICAL CULTURE Objective Components Examples of objective Manifest meaning: what Latent meaning: what is of Filipino political political culture is directly observed symbolized or implied culture "Huwag n'yo akong "Don't challenge me." Don't threaten me. . Political language "Doon tayo mag-usap" – "Let's talk over there (far Hand over some bribe money from a traffic policeman from the and I won't give you a violation to a traffic Violator eyes of other people). subukan.

banners are associated with leftists rallies banners (NPA’s supporters) .. DIRECTLY OBSERVABLE POLITICAL CULTURE Objective Components Examples of objective Manifest meaning: what Latent meaning: what is of Filipino political political culture is directly observed symbolized or implied culture DU30 car plate..and also Digong’s Campaign Duterte. criminals and yellow*****. Content of whatever is Groups with red-colored streamers/ banners during street printed on the streamers. during I am a firm supporter of “My Ghad I hate DRUGS. Political artifact Red-colored streamers.