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Ideologies That Kill: One Way In, No Way Out, Ibpp Editor Dec 2000

Ideologies That Kill: One Way In, No Way Out, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the phenomenon of ideology as an ineluctable trap from which there is no detour and no escape.


Real Time And Relative Indeterminacy In Economic Theory, Mario Rizzo Dec 2000

Real Time And Relative Indeterminacy In Economic Theory, Mario Rizzo

Mario Rizzo

This article develops the implications of a dynamic conception of time for the idea of plan coordination in economics. It traces the development of some philosophical, scientific and economic theories in the twentieth century. A contrast is made with static or Newtonian views of time in economics.


Colombia: The Political Psychology Of Fusarium Oxysporum, Ibpp Editor Nov 2000

Colombia: The Political Psychology Of Fusarium Oxysporum, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents a brief outline of caveats associated with the employment of fusarium oxysporum to eradicate coca and opium poppy production. These caveats are based on an analysis developed by Dr. Archie Dickey, an environmental biologist at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona, USA.


Trends. Psychological Pathways To Suicidal Terrorism, Ibpp Editor Nov 2000

Trends. Psychological Pathways To Suicidal Terrorism, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses psychological pathways to suicidal terrorism. This discussion includes aspects of both social cognition and social learning, as well as philosophical psychology.


Trends. Honest Broker As Broken Concept: A Middle East Example, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Honest Broker As Broken Concept: A Middle East Example, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the psychological and practical difficulties of being an honest broker of peace between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority.


Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes difficulties in forging foreign policy consensus on preventing, attenuating, or intervening to stop genocide.


Woman As Contender For The United States Presidency: A Look At The Movie, "The Contender", Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Woman As Contender For The United States Presidency: A Look At The Movie, "The Contender", Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores whether the movie, "The Contender," supports the viability of a woman for the presidency of the United States.


Trends. Sending Messages: The Fate Of Slobodan Milosevic, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Sending Messages: The Fate Of Slobodan Milosevic, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

As President Vojislav Kostunica continues to attempt to consolidate his political power throughout Yugoslavia, controversy still rages as to the fate of the former president, Slobodan Milosevic. Of special interest is whether he should be forced to stand trial at The Hague as an indicted war criminal.

This article discusses arguments for and against Milosevic standing trial.


Back To The F Scale: Milosevic As Authoritarian, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Back To The F Scale: Milosevic As Authoritarian, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the "fit" of Slobodan Milosevic's personality with the classic construct of the authoritarian as conceptualized by the initial form of the F Scale.


Trends. To Contest Or Not To Contest: A Necessary Ambivalence In Yugoslavia, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Trends. To Contest Or Not To Contest: A Necessary Ambivalence In Yugoslavia, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses corruption of 2000 elections in Yugoslavia purportedly by Slobodan Milosevic, and the problematic task of effective subsequent action.


Trends. After The Election: Milosevic Myths, Ibpp Editor Sep 2000

Trends. After The Election: Milosevic Myths, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the defeat of Slobodan Milosevic in his re-election attempt in 2000, as well as the subsequent political balance in Yugoslavia.


On Ethical Peacekeeping: Ambivalence And Politics At The United Nations, Ibpp Editor Sep 2000

On Ethical Peacekeeping: Ambivalence And Politics At The United Nations, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights the significant interdependence between strategic and ethical concerns in international peacekeeping controlled by the United Nations (UN).


Trends. Rat Psychology During The United States Presidential Election, Ibpp Editor Sep 2000

Trends. Rat Psychology During The United States Presidential Election, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines the ethics of the alleged use of subliminal perception - the word"Rats" superimposed on an attack on Vice President Gore's health care plans - by representatives of the Bush campaign in the 2000 presidential election.


Trends. Truth And Narrative: The Case Of Ballistic Missile Defense, Ibpp Editor Sep 2000

Trends. Truth And Narrative: The Case Of Ballistic Missile Defense, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, and the politics and the narrative politicians tell themselves for pragmatic purposes.


The Psychology Of Ethics And Morality: Implications For Personnel Security And Counterintelligence, Ibpp Editor Aug 2000

The Psychology Of Ethics And Morality: Implications For Personnel Security And Counterintelligence, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes various psychological research approaches that might help manage ethical and moral vulnerabilities related to intentional security violations in political organizations.


Trends. The Psychology Of Human Lie Detectors: Research At The 2000 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Ibpp Editor Aug 2000

Trends. The Psychology Of Human Lie Detectors: Research At The 2000 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses theories pertaining to the psychology of human lie detectors as presented by James Forrest and Robert Feldman (both of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst) at the 2000 American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention.


Trends. Blowing Smoke: Tobacco Machinations And The World Health Organization, Ibpp Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Blowing Smoke: Tobacco Machinations And The World Health Organization, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses actions of agents of the tobacco industry and their attempts to undermine World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco control activities as reported in a WHO report.


Trends. Hugo Chavez And Loyalty: What Venezuela Can Teach Us About Ourselves, Ibpp Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Hugo Chavez And Loyalty: What Venezuela Can Teach Us About Ourselves, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses and evaluates the actions of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who, after winning a procedurally fair, democratic election, chose members of his political team based on loyalty rather than expertise.


Wanted: New Methodologies For Peace, Ibpp Editor Jul 2000

Wanted: New Methodologies For Peace, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes problems with common methodological approaches to developing knowledge that will prevent war and attain peace.


The Political Psychology Of Abortion: Some Implications Of Free Choice, Ibpp Editor Jul 2000

The Political Psychology Of Abortion: Some Implications Of Free Choice, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some logical implications of a "free choice" position on abortion public policy.


Lateral And Vertical Structures Of Politics: Psychological Movement And Principles Of The Natural Sciences. (Work In Progress), Ibpp Editor Jul 2000

Lateral And Vertical Structures Of Politics: Psychological Movement And Principles Of The Natural Sciences. (Work In Progress), Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses Dr. Ji-Young Kim's theory of mind, and the political implications of it.


Trends. Correct Political Incorrectness: Can Germans Be Right About Jews?, Ibpp Editor Jul 2000

Trends. Correct Political Incorrectness: Can Germans Be Right About Jews?, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses former Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl's analogy, which compared boycotts of his fundraising campaign to pay for fines incurred on his political party because of his illegal and illicit fund-raising initiatives to Nazi-era boycotts of Jewish shops.


Trends. Counterterrorist And Human Rights Logic And Illogic, Ibpp Editor Jun 2000

Trends. Counterterrorist And Human Rights Logic And Illogic, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses and evaluates Human Rights Watch's critique of the United States Commission on Terrorism and its decision to lift restrictions on the Central Intelligence Agency to recruit foreign informants who have been involved in serious human rights abuses.


The Import Of Importing And Unnatural Acts: The Political Psychology Of Bioengineered Plants, Ibpp Editor May 2000

The Import Of Importing And Unnatural Acts: The Political Psychology Of Bioengineered Plants, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes political psychological aspects of opposition to the importing of bioengineered plants.


Trends. The People's Republic Of China And Permanent Normal Trading Relations: A Run-Up And Aftermath Of More Smoke Than Fire?, Ibpp 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?, Ibpp 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. Can One Be Against The Withdrawal Of An Occupying Force? The Case Of Israel And Editor: Southern Lebanon, Ibpp Editor May 2000

Trends. Can One Be Against The Withdrawal Of An Occupying Force? The Case Of Israel And Editor: Southern Lebanon, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the potential political and military ramifications of Israel withdrawing its occupying forces from Southern Lebanon.


Neutrality, Peacekeeping, And Globalization: Problems For The United Nations In Africa, Ibpp Editor May 2000

Neutrality, Peacekeeping, And Globalization: Problems For The United Nations In Africa, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes problems facing the United Nations as it seeks to effect its global mandate to foster peace, resolve conflict, and otherwise contribute to human welfare.


Time: A Sacred And Secular Control Mechanism, Ibpp Editor May 2000

Time: A Sacred And Secular Control Mechanism, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes how the construct of time can be employed to wittingly or unwittingly control human psychology in the political world.


Trends. Terrorism And The Death Penalty, Ibpp Editor May 2000

Trends. Terrorism And The Death Penalty, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines the prudence of seeking the death penalty against a defendant implicated in the bombings of US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.


Gender And Privacy In Cyberspace, Anita L. Allen May 2000

Gender And Privacy In Cyberspace, Anita L. Allen

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.