Dennis Blanco

Dennis Blanco
University of the Philippines | UPD · Department of Political Science

Doctor of Public Administration

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Introduction
Dr. Blanco’s contributions have been published in International Journal of Public Administration, Local Environment, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, Philippine Political Science Journal, House, Theory and Society, Asia-Pacific Social Science Review, Asia-Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science, Social Transformations, Sport in Society and Child and Youth Services. His research interests primarily include topics on governance, politics, public policy and public administration.
Additional affiliations
August 2017 - present
University of the Philippines
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
October 2011 - present
AMA International University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
October 2011 - present
AMA International University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
June 2006 - September 2011
Bulacan State University
Field of study
  • Public Administration
June 1993 - October 2000
University of Santo Tomas
Field of study
  • Political Science
June 1988 - March 1992
Adamson University
Field of study
  • Political Science

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Publications (32)
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The article presents theories relating to homeowners association’s capacity building initiatives in the context of gated communities, namely segregation theory and association theory. These two theories were analyzed and criticized for the clarification and crystallization on which theories could be used as appropriate theoretical bases in the conc...
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The article analyzes the importance of disaster governance as an emerging paradigm in the context of the post-Yolanda Super Typhoon devastation in the Philippines. The article offers various lessons which may be heeded in times of disaster in which various stakeholders of governance are involved with. Consequently, the article posits future challen...
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The article revisits the gun control debate policy comparing the varied and diverse perspectives and viewpoints held by both the culturalist and empiricist, pro-gun society and gun less society on how the gun debate may be properly resolved through a pragmatic approach of policy-making- putting emphasis on culture, experience and observation with r...
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The article attempts to situate distributive politics in the context of epistemic governance. The article also seeks to analyze the various structures and systems, actors, agents and stakeholders, and norms and behaviors involved within the realm of theory and praxis in distributive politics. It borrows from the epistemic work targets espoused by A...
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The paper analyzes urban water governance paradigms in the Philippines using avail- able literature and describes the various water policies with specific emphasis on the underlying main legal frameworks which relate to urban domestic water governance. It also focuses on various urban domestic water governance actors, institutions and stakeholders...
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The book tackles the geography, history, culture, politics and economics of selected nation-states in the Asian region.
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The article analyses and synthesises the sustainable development important lessons and capacities of Quezon City, a highly-dynamic urban city in the Philippines, from the narratives and discourses of the City Planning and Development Officials. Conducting an elite and expert interview with the city planning and development officials, the paper docu...
Technical Report
A working paper on Development Entrepreneurship and Local Development Initiatives presented by Philippine Political Science Association and supported by the Asia Foundation.
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Using synthesis and an integrative approach, the article analyzes laws, policies, and institutions that protect the rights and promote the welfare of orphaned children in the Philippines. The article undertakes an exploratory review of the potential and contemporary impacts of colonialism, imperialism, feudalism, and capitalism on child and youth w...
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Collegiate basketball is one of the most popular and most watched forms of amateur sport in the Philippines. Like any sport, collegiate basketball is governed by actors and stakeholders and characterized by issues and challenges. Employing a policy-capacity and synthesis integrative review approach, this article identifies the actors, stakeholders,...
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The migration of overseas Filipino workers presents a familiar yet fascinating stories and intriguing narratives of hopes and dreams, love and grief, as well as of disappointments and successes. The unending search for a better life, along with the promise of uplifting the lives of the ones they left behind, poses an imaginary space and existence a...
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Migration is a phenomenon or event in which there is movement of people from one place to another place, from one region to another region, from one country to another country, or from one continent to another continent for varied reasons which can be economic, political, social, cultural, and moral in nature or a combination and amalgamation of al...
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Sports is a fact of life. It makes individual, families, and communities grow strong and healthy in so many ways—physically, emotionally, socially, and economically. Without sports activities, life appears to be dull, boring, and uneventful. With the advent of globalization of sports, the need to value it as a way of life becomes even more challeng...
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The paper analyzes the concepts, theories, causes, and methods of human trafficking as culled from various contemporary policy capacity literature which tackle human trafficking as thematic consideration and topical affair. It posits the question of the what, why, and how of human trafficking and attempts to answer these questions using an integrat...
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Effective anti-money laundering governance is essential in all countries with banks and other financial institutions which could be, or already are, the targets of money laundering aimed at making the proceeds of illegal activities appear to be clean and legitimate. The Philippines is no exception, with the government having taken some important in...
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The paper examines the various actors and stakeholders involved in women’s volleyball in the Philippines and also the contemporary challenges faced by the sport. It includes a historical overview of volleyball in the Philippines as an added dimension to existing volleyball literature. After identifying the relevant actors and stakeholders in women’...
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The paper begins with a brief retrospective review of the history of sports governance in the Philippines with an emphasis on the American influence on the Filipinos’ sports way of life. It then proceeds to the identification of contemporary multiple stakeholders, actors and sub-actors engaged in Philippine sports governance such as the government,...
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The paper conducts a synthesis integrative review of the existing literatures about the various local perspectives on contemporary issues, challenges, lessons and opportunities that several countries around the world confront with regards to reproductive health program and services. Using the public policy approach, the paper seeks to create a glob...
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The article offers a synthesis integrative review on the various implications and repercussion of social media in the field of business and higher education. It also narrates how Social Media transcends organizations irrespective of whether it is a private corporation engage in business or academic institutions involve in the delivery of quality ed...
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The paper reviews and synthesizes the economic bubble as it attempts to determine the prevailing causes on the occurrence of such economic phenomena as culled from various author’s views and perspectives. Employing a synthesis integrative review, the paper also provides critical reflections on the causes advanced and provide reconceptualizations on...
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The study analyzes the climate change governance initiatives’ enablers, barriers and policy outcomes in the context of private corporations in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain employing the stakeholder governance theory on climate change governance as a basis for conceptualization. The paper specifically deals on what motivates and discourages private co...
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The paper analyzes various models and frameworks in which student councils may adopt as a guiding mechanism for its capacity building initiatives and activities as an organization namely Logic Evaluation Model, De Vita, Fleming and Twombly Model and Independent Variable- Dependent Variable Analysis Model. Employing a theory-building approach, a com...
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The article makes a passing review of the basic principles and salient features of Freedom of Information as a piece of legislation and an authentic precondition for good governance crucial in the policy-making and decision making phases of an honest, accountable, responsible and transparent society. As an added dimension to the Freedom of Informat...
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The article dwells on the social science and technological paradigm divide in the context of addressing and resolving better cyber crime prevention law as a matter of policy-formulation and policy-implementation. Employing the synthesis integrative review as a methodology, the article elucidates that cyber crime needed to be analyzed and investigat...
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The article makes a passing review of the basic principles and salient features of Freedom of Information as a piece of legislation and an authentic precondition for good governance crucial in the policy-making and decision making phases of an honest, accountable, responsible and transparent society. As an added dimension to the Freedom of Informat...
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The article dwells on the social science and technological paradigm divide in the context of addressing and resolving better cyber crime prevention law as a matter of policy-formulation and policy-implementation. Employing the synthesis integrative review as a methodology, the article elucidates that cyber crime needed to be analyzed and investigat...
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In contemporary democratic societies, elections have been generally defined as “the embodiment of the popular will, the expression of the sovereign power of the people.” It is a principal means through which citizens can influence their leaders representing their respective groups. And these represent the democratic nature of the government wherein...

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The research paper generally seeks to analyze Quezon City Government's level of sustainable development initiatives located in Metro Manila, Philippines in terms of both enablers and blockers as well as to establish their significant relationship and effects to each other and to its policy outcomes as well. The paper also specifically attempts to answer and discover the various particular significant predictors and determinants in sustainable development initiatives in the context of local governments in the Philippines.