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Guya, Mary Joy C. 2013-05649 BA Political Science

Struggles in Implementing Agrarian Reform in the Philippines “Agrarian Reform: A Struggle for Social Justice”

The paper entitled “Agrarian Reform: A Struggle for Social Justice” aims to give the current status of agrarian reform in the Philippines. It also aims to provide the struggle of Filipinos for social justice in the implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP). This paper aims to explain why land reform is slow here in our country. This will also try to shed light on what agrarian reform is and will give the clear and precise Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law. Furthermore, this paper will also tackle the issues involving the fairness of social justice in the agrarian reform. A part of this paper is also given for the land conversions and other ways to circumvent CARP.

I. Introduction & Objectives
A. Specific objectives
II. Background Information
A. Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) in the Philippines 1. History
2. Definition
3. Purpose
B. Social Justice in the Philippines
1. History
2. Definition
3. Purpose
III. Analysis & Discussion
A. Issues on the agrarian reform implementation in the Philippines B. Reasons for the slow implementation of agrarian reform C. Land Conversions and other ways to circumvent CARP IV. Conclusion

V. References
Cornista, L. B. (1987). The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program: An Analysis of its Policies and Processes. Laguna: University of the Philippines. Lopez, A. P. (2003). Batas: The Uncompleted Historic Mandate, Quezon City: DAR. Sebucao, J. T. (1995). The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) as critically viewed by the DAR officials and beneficiaries: its economic and...
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