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Midterm Decline In Comparative Perspective, Duncan Gans May 2019

Midterm Decline In Comparative Perspective, Duncan Gans

Honors Projects

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Revisiting The Far Right Violent Extremist Threat: Violent Extremist Plot Success From 1948 Through 2017, Jesse Austin Jan 2019

Revisiting The Far Right Violent Extremist Threat: Violent Extremist Plot Success From 1948 Through 2017, Jesse Austin

Honors Theses and Capstones

Far Right violent extremists have successfully executed over 150 violent plots in the United States in just the past decade. This exploratory study analyzed Far Right violent extremist plot success with the plot success of Islamist violent extremists, Far Left violent extremists, and Single Issue violent extremists based on publicly available data from the Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) for the period of 1948 through 2017. By evaluating existing literature on Far Right violent extremism and analyzing the available PIRUS data, it was discovered that while Far Right violent extremists executed more successful violent plots than ...


Factors Affecting Climate Change Mitigation Policy Implementation, Kelly M. Anderson May 2016

Factors Affecting Climate Change Mitigation Policy Implementation, Kelly M. Anderson

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Why do some states have policies that aggressively reduce carbon emissions, while others ignore the threat of climate change? In a world where increasingly extreme weather patterns threaten food production and species extinction, and where rising sea levels and frequent storms damage coastal infrastructure, it is now essential for states to mitigate these effects.

My paper analyzes the role of media attention on climate change and environmental association membership rates on the most recent climate change mitigation policies of South Africa, the United States, and Germany. It argues that media and environmental associations influence a population’s desire to reduce ...


The Modern State And The Re-Creation Of The Indigenous Other: The Case Of The Authentic Sámi In Sweden And The White Man’S Indian In The United States Of America., Luca Zini Mar 2015

The Modern State And The Re-Creation Of The Indigenous Other: The Case Of The Authentic Sámi In Sweden And The White Man’S Indian In The United States Of America., Luca Zini

FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The present study comparatively examined the socio-political and economic transformation of the indigenous Sámi in Sweden and the Indian American in the United States of America occurring first as a consequence of colonization and later as a product of interaction with the modern territorial and industrial state, from approximately 1500 to 1900.

The first colonial encounters of the Europeans with these autochthonous populations ultimately created an imagery of the exotic Other and of the noble savage. Despite these disparaging representations, the cross-cultural settings in which these interactions took place also produced the hybrid communities and syncretic life that allowed levels ...


China's Soft Power Offensive In The United States: Cultural Diplomacy, Media Campaigning, And Congressional Lobbying, Kalika A. Tullock Jan 2013

China's Soft Power Offensive In The United States: Cultural Diplomacy, Media Campaigning, And Congressional Lobbying, Kalika A. Tullock

CMC Senior Theses

As China’s economic and military power develops and expands, it has been focusing recent efforts on upgrading its soft power in order to quell concerns and apprehensions about its rise. As the two most powerful nations in the world, China and the United States have both attached great importance to Sino-U.S. relations, recognizing that the structure of the future global community will be largely dependent upon these two countries effectively collaborating in shaping the global structure and improving global issues. Facing an American public that views China as a threat and competitor, as well as Western media that ...


A Forecast For The Middle East: The Reemergence Of An Islamic Caliphate In The Midst Of The Arab Spring, Jennifer M. Basselgia Apr 2012

A Forecast For The Middle East: The Reemergence Of An Islamic Caliphate In The Midst Of The Arab Spring, Jennifer M. Basselgia

Senior Honors Theses

The Middle East region is inherently volatile and associated with radical religious behavior. Beginning in December of 2010, a Tunisian street vendor inspired a wave of revolutions and protests launched by the people of many Middle Eastern countries, demanding regime change and democratic ideals. This season of revolution, dubbed the Arab Spring, has been characterized as both a period of Enlightenment in the Arab world and a cause for concern for Western powers.

This thesis will approach the Arab Spring in light of the ideologies and influences swarming into the power vacuum left by the recently deposed governments. It will ...


Army Transformation: What Does It Mean?, David Jerome Dec 2011

Army Transformation: What Does It Mean?, David Jerome

Theses and Dissertations

The way in which senior U.S. Army leaders such as the chiefs of staff define transformative change is important, especially if the meaning of that term is to be interpreted as originally intended by Army field grade officers. An Army chief of staff is responsible for creating a vision and establishing goals for the future, and field grade officers are responsible for pursuing that vision and those goals by implementing objectives that endeavor to arrive at the desired ends. By using both qualitative and quantitative methods, this research analyzes what each of the three chiefs of staff, who have ...


A Local Analysis Of Regional Differences In Economic Indicators And Electoral Outcomes, Mukul Sharma May 2010

A Local Analysis Of Regional Differences In Economic Indicators And Electoral Outcomes, Mukul Sharma

CUREJ - College Undergraduate Research Electronic Journal

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Artificial Transitive Fatty Acid (Tfa) Ban In Restaurants In Us Cities: Nyc-Doh Tfa Ban As A Model For Proactive Public Health Policy, Vidia S. Ramdeen Apr 2008

Artificial Transitive Fatty Acid (Tfa) Ban In Restaurants In Us Cities: Nyc-Doh Tfa Ban As A Model For Proactive Public Health Policy, Vidia S. Ramdeen

Master in Public Administration Theses

Today, restaurants, including all eateries that operate within New York City, as well as restaurants across the country, regularly use a rather large amount of an artery-clogging agent, commonly found within their vital ingredients. Artificial transitive fatty acid, or trans-fat as known to the consumer, is the target of the NYC Board of Health and Mental Hygiene, medical experts, and health conscious consumers, for permanent removal from all NYC restaurant menus by July 2008. Specifically, the NYC health code now requires that all establishments holding a NYC Health Department permit, including all restaurants, caterers, stationary hot and cold vendors, and ...


Trends. The United States, Israel, And Parallelism In Counterterrorist Response, Editor Sep 2003

Trends. The United States, Israel, And Parallelism In Counterterrorist Response, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses and evaluates United States reactions to terrorist attacks, and US support for Israel in a political psychological context.


Trends. Some Alternatives To The Clash Of Civilizations., Editor Apr 2003

Trends. Some Alternatives To The Clash Of Civilizations., Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the concept of cultural narratives in world of globalization from a political psychological perspective.


Trends. After The Deluge: Psychology And Post-Totalitarianism, Editor Apr 2003

Trends. After The Deluge: Psychology And Post-Totalitarianism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the psychological impacts – both positive and negative - of the transition from totalitarian rule in Iraq following the US-led military intervention against Saddam Hussein’s regime.


Trends. Time And Time For War, Editor Mar 2003

Trends. Time And Time For War, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the concept of time perception pertaining to the diplomatic events leading to a United States-led military intervention against the Iraqi regime.


Trends. On Rewarding Blackmail And Brinkmanship In North Korea, Editor Mar 2003

Trends. On Rewarding Blackmail And Brinkmanship In North Korea, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses North Korean use of blackmail and brinkmanship in its relationship with other countries, comparing that to the United States’ use of “carrots and sticks” in its dealings with Iraq.


Trends. The Psychology Of Treaty Compliance, Editor Apr 2002

Trends. The Psychology Of Treaty Compliance, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the psychological and political context of national compliance with treaties.


Trends. The Psychology Of Military Readiness, Editor Jun 2001

Trends. The Psychology Of Military Readiness, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The IBPP editor discusses military readiness and national security.


Trends. Of Missile Defense And Defense By Metaphor, Editor Jun 2001

Trends. Of Missile Defense And Defense By Metaphor, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the use of metaphor in public discourse, using the ABM Treaty and missile defense issues between Russian and the United States as context.


Trends. The United States, People's Republic Of China, And Apologies: Not Only Mind Games, Editor Apr 2001

Trends. The United States, People's Republic Of China, And Apologies: Not Only Mind Games, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the meaningufulness of an official apology in the context of the United States - China(PRC) diplomatic relations.


Trends. Spillover: Is United States Government Military Aid To Colombia All Wet?, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Spillover: Is United States Government Military Aid To Colombia All Wet?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses spillover of conflicts in Colombia into surrounding countries as related to United States government military aid.


Trends. The People's Republic Of China And Permanent Normal Trading Relations: A Run-Up And Aftermath Of More Smoke Than Fire?, Editor May 2000

Trends. The People's Republic Of China And Permanent Normal Trading Relations: A Run-Up And Aftermath Of More Smoke Than Fire?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the vote of the United States (US) House of Representatives to approve permanent normal trading relations (PTNR) with the People's Republic of China (PRC). Human rights violations are discussed.


Trends. United States Foreign Policy, Iran, And Mirror Imaging, Editor Apr 2000

Trends. United States Foreign Policy, Iran, And Mirror Imaging, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the tension between the rule of law and democracy vs. religious authority in the context of international relations between the United States and Iran.


The Price Of Democracy: Pakistan, India, And The United States, Editor Mar 2000

The Price Of Democracy: Pakistan, India, And The United States, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores some likely consequences of a United States (US) foreign policy that emphasizes the spreading of democracies throughout the world.


Whorfian Hypotheses Of Linguistic Relativity: An Application For Serbia, Editor Oct 1999

Whorfian Hypotheses Of Linguistic Relativity: An Application For Serbia, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article employs the Whorfian hypothesis to United States, European Union, and North Atlantic Treaty Organization policymaking towards Serbia.


Trends. Good Kurds, Bad Kurds, Curds And Whey, Editor Feb 1999

Trends. Good Kurds, Bad Kurds, Curds And Whey, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the US foreign policy towards the Kurds in Turkey and northern Iraq, and how the perspective varies by geography and national borders.


Trends. Bombing Iraq: The Relativity Of Time, Editor Dec 1998

Trends. Bombing Iraq: The Relativity Of Time, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the recent military attack on Iraq by the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK).


Trends. Nonproliferation Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction: India, Iran, And The Proliferation Of Dysfunctional Maxims, Editor Jul 1998

Trends. Nonproliferation Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction: India, Iran, And The Proliferation Of Dysfunctional Maxims, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses two recent events that underline a cognitive challenge for political authorities engaged in stemming the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.


Trends. Humane And Inhumane Rights: President Clinton's Trip To China, Editor Jul 1998

Trends. Humane And Inhumane Rights: President Clinton's Trip To China, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The editor discusses President Clinton's performance in China as one that variously exacerbated, paid lip service to, discounted, and/or ignored the human rights violations of his hosts.


Trends. U.S. Foreign Policy And The People's Republic Of China: A Behaviorist Perspective, Editor Jun 1998

Trends. U.S. Foreign Policy And The People's Republic Of China: A Behaviorist Perspective, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Re-posted from November 8, 1998 [IBPP, Vol. 1, No. 2] in the context of the most current controversies in United States (US)-People's Republic of China (PRC) relations, the editor discusses foreign policy as it relates to China through the lens of behavioral psychology.


Trends. Albright's Asia Society Speech: President Khatami's Reaction, Editor Jun 1998

Trends. Albright's Asia Society Speech: President Khatami's Reaction, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the interpretation by Western journalists of U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's June 17, 1998 speech to members of the Asia Society.


Trends. Current Events In Northern Ireland, Mexico, And Iraq: The Timeless Problem In Intelligence Operations, Editor Jun 1998

Trends. Current Events In Northern Ireland, Mexico, And Iraq: The Timeless Problem In Intelligence Operations, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the three kinds of intelligence operations and how they may make a future security challenge only that much more difficult to address.