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1997

Psychology

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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.


Off-Balance Balance Theories: The Saga Of Hun Sen, Norodom Ranariddh, And Pol Pot Aug 1997

Off-Balance Balance Theories: The Saga Of Hun Sen, Norodom Ranariddh, And Pol Pot

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes how psychological balance theories might be applied to generate hypotheses about political events in Cambodia since the Paris Accords of 1991.


World Government And Black Helicopters: Psychological Factors Affecting Support For The United Nations Aug 1997

World Government And Black Helicopters: Psychological Factors Affecting Support For The United Nations

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some psychological factors--too often ignored in debates and policy development--affecting support for the United Nations.


Theory And Practice In The Career Of Fernando Henrique Cardoso: Part I, Editor Jul 1997

Theory And Practice In The Career Of Fernando Henrique Cardoso: Part I, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Political psychologists often contemplate the significance of their research--theoretical, empirical--for the practice of politics. Too often, seemingly valuable research is ignored, discounted, misperceived, and misapplied by political practitioners. Yet occasionally researchers practice politics as well--not just the politics of everyday life--but the formal politics of local, regional, national, and international entities. In the United States, Woodrow Wilson, Eugene McCarthy, and even Newt Gingrich come immediately to mind. What will be the interaction of research and practice when both are developed and implemented by the same individual? Dr. Ted Goertzel of Rutgers University has written the following article concerning another researcher-practitioner--Fernando ...