In reviewing the status of efforts to indigenize psychology in the philippines it is useful to distinguish four aspects of indigenization (kumar, 1979 sinha, 1997): (1) theoretical and conceptual indigenization—development of indigenous concepts and theoretical frameworks (2) methodological indigenization—adaptation or development of. Implications of the philippine case for indigenization efforts in other cultures are discussedl’état des efforts pour indigéniser la psychologie aux philippines a été étudié. Indigenization from within involves the development of methods, concepts, and theories within the philippines while indigenization from without involves the transfer of western psychological methods, concepts, and theories and modify it to fit local culture. The status of efforts to indigenize psychology in the philippines is reviewed we address progress in four aspects of indigenization: theoretical/conceptual, methodological, topical, and institutional.
Hoboken, nj: wiley-‐blackwell filipino psychology (sikolohiyang pilipino) filipino psychology (sikolohiyang pilipino in filipino) is the scientific study of psychology derived from the experience, ideas, and cultural orientation of the filipinos. In the ascent of indigenization, depression has been a common problem among indigenous people in the philippines this is a valid reason to indigenize the psychology-cum-clinical approach towards. Among the colonially implanted knowledge fields was psychology, european and american in influence, until pioneers of indigenization started in the 1960s to critique and challenge academic colonialism and proposed alternatives based on indigenous filipino experiences, concepts, languages, and orientation.
Sikolohiyang pilipino (filipino psychology) from sikolohiya sa pilipinas (psychology in the philippines – the general form of psychology in the philippine context) and sikolohiya ng mga pilipino (psychology of the filipinos – theorizing about the psychological nature of the filipinos, whether from a local or a foreign perspective. 2 most filipino psychologists were trained in the traditional western psychology context and thus, concrete research issues focusing on the filipino psychology were relatively few 3 there is a hesitation of criticism among the research works of filipino psychologist on each other thus, there is a little room for improvement of studies 4. Neo-colonial politics and language struggle in the philippines: national consciousness and language in philippine psychology, quezon city, , philippines: akademya ng sikolohiyang filipino, philippine psychology research and training house. Filipino psychology, or sikolohiyang pilipino, in filipino, is defined as the psychology rooted on the experience, ideas, and cultural orientation of the filipinos it is regulated by the pambansang samahan sa sikolohiyang pilipino , (corporate name: national association for sikolohiyang pilipino, inc), which was established in 1975 by virgilio enriquez , regarded by many as the father of filipino psychology. From the point of view of sta maria, m (2008), the indigenization crisis currently happening in the social sciences stems from the inability of the researcher to observe and interpret social phenomena from the perspective and meaning systems of the culture within which the research is taking place and from which the data is gathered or to be gathered.
Indigenization of psychology in the philippines a timothy church and marcia s katigbak many countries to western psychologyin the philippines, western theories,concepts,and methods still permeate psychological science and practice,but filipino scholars. History of sikolohiyang pilipino, or the “psychology of, about, and for the filipinos” psychology as an academic discipline in the philippines started in the early 1900s when the us colonized the country. Approaches in philippine psychology and developing creativity and inventiveness among filipinos from these researches, a two-volume bibliography on filipino psychology and a motivated students to write their papers in filipino to discover important ethnic concepts, (filipino psychology) from sikolohiya sa pilipinas (psychology in the.
Implications of the philippine case for indigenization efforts in other cultures are discussed abstract l 'état des efforts pour indigéniser la psychologie aux philippines a été étudié. Although the sp movement has been at the forefront in efforts to develop indigenous psychology in the philippines, contributions to indigenization were also made prior to the full emergence of the sp movement and by researchers who are not clearly associated with the sp movement. For a historical overview of the western roots of psychology in the philippines, see enriquez (1994a, chapter 2) and av lagmay (1984) for a historical discussion of western inuences on the filipino intellectual elites, see salazar (1991.
The indigenization crisis in philippine social sciences3: from the point of view of sta maria, m (2008), the indigenization crisis currently happening in the social sciences stems from the inability of the researcher to observe and interpret social phenomena from the perspective and meaning systems of the culture within which the research is taking place and from which the data is gathered or to be gathered. Indigenization of psychology in the philippines international journal of psychology, 37 127-248 enriquez, vg (1978) kapwa: a core concept in filipino social psychology philippine social sciences and humanities review, 42 100-108 enriquez, vg (1992) from colonial to liberation psychology: the philippine experience. First, the philippine experience, which is corroborated by reports on indigenization efforts in other asian cultures (kim & berry, 1993 sinha, 1997), suggests that indigenization will most readily be achieved with respect to psychological concepts and the topics studied (ie, conceptual and topical indigenization.