Marielle Marcaida

Marielle Marcaida
University of the Philippines | UPD · Department of Political Science

MA Honors (Political Science)

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Introduction
I am an assistant professor at the Department of Political Science of the University of the Philippines Diliman. I am currently writing research on digital activism and motherist politics.
Additional affiliations
August 2018 - present
University of the Philippines Diliman
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
August 2015 - June 2016
University of the Philippines Diliman
Field of study
  • Political Science

Publications

Publications (3)
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President Rodrigo Duterte’s economically motivated rapprochement with China has inadvertently shepherded the proliferation of organized crime, as seen with the entry of illegal drugs and the threat of money laundering, among others. The Philippines’ weak institutions, lax regulations, and its roles as consumer, producer, and transshipment points ha...
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This study aims to determine the relationship between social media and political activism by answering the question, “How does using social media as a news source affect students’ engagement in activism?” Guided by the uses and gratifications theory, this study argues that using social media as a news source leads to engagement in student activism...
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This article highlights the case of the Ronda ng Kababaihan, a women's volunteer organization established to conduct night patrols in their neighborhood after witnessing drug-related killings in Pateros. Guided by the political motherhood framework, this study argues that the members use their traditional roles as mothers to legitimize their presen...