Filipino Social Acceptance

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Felipe Landa Jocano is a Professor Emeritus at the Asian Center of the University of the Philippines and Executive Director of PUNLAD Research House, Inc. He has authored numerous books on various aspects of Filipino Society and Culture.

Frank Lynch is an anthropologist who came to the Philippines and study Filipino values and the acceptance of this in the society , founder of Frank Lynch university.

Robert Hennig- B.S. Psychology, 1974, University of Wisconsin-Madison initiated the so called Social Psychophysiology

Virgilio G. Enriquez- is known as the Father of Filipino Psychology "Ama ng Sikolohiyang Pilipino", Pambansang Samahan sa Sikolohiyang Pilipino, (National Organization of Filipino Psychology) a field he established in 1975.

Enriquez' initial proposal that a Filipino concept of personhood centered on the core value expressed in the word Kapwa, a Tagalog word that covers the concepts of both "self" and "others," has been expanded by those who studied under him, resulting in an entire system that seeks to describe the Filipino's sense of being a person, and an entire field of study that differentiates the Filipino's sense of being from those of other cultures, especially the western cultures.

Dr.Mary Racelis (formerly Hollnsteiner) is former IPC Director, as well as Senior Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ateneo de Manila University. She has published extensively in the areas of poverty and well-being, urbanization, community organizing and people's empowerment, civil society, gender, children and youth, education, and socio-cultural change. Her close interaction with community based NGOs and People's Organizations over many years and her service on several local and international NGO boards has given her the informal title of "activist social scientist." In 1975, De La Salle University awarded her a Doctorate in the Social...
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