Essay On Youth Protest In The Philippines

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a. Political Science. Javelosa (1971) stated that the there is only a few literature for the phenomenon of student protest. This is compared to the recent studies and literature published internationally; today the gap in the lack of the local literature still prevails. Despite the lack in literature, students’ protest has been one of the phenomena relevant to our times. In response, this study aims to contribute to the better understanding of youth participation in the contemporary regarding the current political issues specifically human rights’ issues that are relevant in our time. Moreover, this study will provide new insights that could contribute to the study of the political behavior of the youth most specifically on the relationship between political issues and mass demonstrations of university students in the Philippines; taking into consideration the institution used by these students (student organizations or student unions). This study puts emphasis on human rights issues, the student organizations and students themselves as the center stage of participation that would shape the existence of a vibrant …show more content…
The Government. The effect of this study to raise awareness is highly reflective in the government. Most pioneers of change are from the younger generations and this generation needs only a platform to start to voice out their opinions, concerns, and perspective on a certain issue or phenomena. The feedback loop that we are looking for can be found deep in this movement that has made the youth either a victim or a product of a process of enlightenment. It is the time to listen, as a government and as a nation to the cries of the minority espoused by the flaming desire of the youth to be their instrument towards change. Lastly, the government will be able to initiate interaction towards the youth through means of political socialization, public interests will be heard and upheld more, thus resulting to the more maturing democracy in the