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1997

Psychology

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Belief Systems Of Political Control: A Primer For Authoritarian And Totalitarian Regimes Nov 1997

Belief Systems Of Political Control: A Primer For Authoritarian And Totalitarian Regimes

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article employs common psychological constructs to describe belief systems concerning political control.


Ernesto Guevara De La Serna, Che Guevara, And The Power Of "As If" Oct 1997

Ernesto Guevara De La Serna, Che Guevara, And The Power Of "As If"

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the political benefits of acting as if a reality that is but fantasy were reality.


Pen, Peru, Pornography, Propaganda, And Power Oct 1997

Pen, Peru, Pornography, Propaganda, And Power

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the postmodern approaches to basic tenets of science which often deconstruct basic concepts such as cause and effect, prediction, empirical validation, and the like.


A Moral Dilemma For The Political Psychologist: Decreasing Criminal Violence As Symptom Sep 1997

A Moral Dilemma For The Political Psychologist: Decreasing Criminal Violence As Symptom

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes two approaches to decreasing criminal violence and the moral dilemma in choosing between them.


Getting Away With Murder: The Mass Media's Role In Staging Crime Sep 1997

Getting Away With Murder: The Mass Media's Role In Staging Crime

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a problem created by the mass media and confronted by criminal-investigative analysts at crime scenes at which murder seems to have been perpetrated.


Political Assassinations: Primary Prevention In Representative Democracies Sep 1997

Political Assassinations: Primary Prevention In Representative Democracies

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a social psychological approach to decreasing the probability of some political assassinations


Political Propaganda: A Postmodernist Analysis (Part Iii), Editor Apr 1997

Political Propaganda: A Postmodernist Analysis (Part Iii), Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The last installment of this article posits proto-principles of propaganda. (See IBPP Vol. 1, No. 17 and Vol. 2, No.1 for the first two installments.)


Controlling Control In The Cult: Big Brother, Little Brothers, And "Turning In", Editor Apr 1997

Controlling Control In The Cult: Big Brother, Little Brothers, And "Turning In", Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

A previous article (IBPP, Vol. 1, No. 9, "The Psychology of Controlling Control") described the psychological challenges that must be surmounted by political leaders desiring to control others. The present article describes psychological phenomena w


Entering The Cult: The Role Of Personality And Self-Peer Agreement, Editor Apr 1997

Entering The Cult: The Role Of Personality And Self-Peer Agreement, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This paper describes a psychological factor which may make it more likely that people voluntarily enter cults. The same factor may be used by cult solicitors and gate keepers to create "voluntary entry."


To Stay Or To Go: Social Identity And Self-Categorization Theories, Editor Apr 1997

To Stay Or To Go: Social Identity And Self-Categorization Theories, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some psychological factors affecting whether members remain in a cult or leave.


Hardball Politics, The Chinese Connection, And The Psychology Of Linkage: Some Implications Of, Editor Apr 1997

Hardball Politics, The Chinese Connection, And The Psychology Of Linkage: Some Implications Of, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

IBPP has posited some effects of globalization on individual psychologies ("Political Psychology and Globalization" (Vol. 1, No. 13)) and political tactics and structures ("Psychopolitical Effects of Globalization on Power: When Weakness Becomes Strength" (Vol. 1, No. 14.)) This article describes how new information technologies and old principles of social psychology may be combined in an era of globalization for effective information warfare during political conflict.


Psychopolitical Effects Of Globalization On Power: When Weakness Becomes Strength, Editor Feb 1997

Psychopolitical Effects Of Globalization On Power: When Weakness Becomes Strength, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses three common techniques to obtain power in the sphere of international affairs.


Some Truth About Truth Commissions, Editor Feb 1997

Some Truth About Truth Commissions, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the veracity of Truth Commissions.


The Psychology Of Controlling Control, Editor Jan 1997

The Psychology Of Controlling Control, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the concept and techniques of control (power) in the political world.