Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computing, Communication and Control System, I3CAC 2021, 7-8 June 2021, Bharath University, Chennai, India

Research Article

Philippine Youth's Perceptions, Knowledge and Comprehension of Corruption in the Country

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.7-6-2021.2308581,
        author={Raul A.  Aquino},
        title={Philippine Youth's Perceptions, Knowledge and Comprehension of Corruption in the Country},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computing, Communication and Control System, I3CAC 2021, 7-8 June 2021, Bharath University, Chennai, India},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={I3CAC},
        year={2021},
        month={6},
        keywords={philippine youth; corruption; perceptions; knowledge; comprehension; philippine},
        doi={10.4108/eai.7-6-2021.2308581}
    }
    
  • Raul A. Aquino
    Year: 2021
    Philippine Youth's Perceptions, Knowledge and Comprehension of Corruption in the Country
    I3CAC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.7-6-2021.2308581
Raul A. Aquino1,*
  • 1: Lyceum of the Philippines (LPU), Manila Campus, Muralla St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila, Philippines
*Contact email: raul.aquino@lpu.edu.ph

Abstract

The moral education system can enable the younger generation to become responsible moral citizens in the future. An informed citizen who understands the moral importance in life will greatly help strengthen the democratic values of their country and reduce unethical behavior and corruption. Hence, this study determines the present perceptions, knowledge, and understanding of the Filipino youth on corruption in the country. This study utilized qualitative research approach to gather the primary data through questionnaire survey among the Filipino youth from sector of academic and police. The survey was participated by the Campus Integrity Crusades, Pamantasan ng Valenzuela, Office of the Ombudsman, Lyceum of the Philippines University, Manila, City of Malabon University, University of Caloocan, and Philippine National Police. The obtained qualitative data were analyzed through the content and textual analysis. The results obtained indicate that the respondents emphasized that corruption violates good behavior and has negative effects on society and country. The pervasiveness and extensiveness of corruption problem has led most people to believe that this is a norm in the country, with no response or resistance. The survey results also highlight that the current corruption situation in the Philippines is worrying..