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Trends. International Trade And The Subversion Of Justice: Japan, The European Union, And Iraq, Editor Dec 1997

Trends. International Trade And The Subversion Of Justice: Japan, The European Union, And Iraq, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the moral philosophy, the psychology of moral judgment, and treatises on law often suggest that justice subsumes some combination of behavioral and intentional accountability and equity.


When The "Soft" Sciences Become Hard: The Safety Of Canadian Nuclear Reactors Dec 1997

When The "Soft" Sciences Become Hard: The Safety Of Canadian Nuclear Reactors

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the ins-and-outs of the safety of Canadian nuclear reactors.


Trends. Dead Souls: Comment On The Luxor Murders, Editor Nov 1997

Trends. Dead Souls: Comment On The Luxor Murders, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

In this analysis, the author discusses an act of terrorism that occurred in Luxor Egypt, with a significant part of the research being done by Steven Cornell.


Trends. Human Rights And Mental Health: What Happens When The Right Are Wrong?, Editor Nov 1997

Trends. Human Rights And Mental Health: What Happens When The Right Are Wrong?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

In this analysis the author discusses the moral and ethical criteria of those who seek to prevent human rights violations.


The Ontological Argument For Colombian Narcoguerrillas In United States (Us) Anti-Drug Programs Oct 1997

The Ontological Argument For Colombian Narcoguerrillas In United States (Us) Anti-Drug Programs

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some conceptual fallacies in US anti-drug programs towards Colombia.


Amnesty For Amnesty: Towards An International Criminal Court Oct 1997

Amnesty For Amnesty: Towards An International Criminal Court

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This paper articulates some of the psychological and philosophical Issues underlying political conflict on the question of amnesty.


Some Truth About Truth Commissions Ii Sep 1997

Some Truth About Truth Commissions Ii

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

In "Some Truth about Truth Commissions," 1(12), 1-3, IBPP described some of the main purposes and consequences of political truth commissions. In the present article, IBPP describes some of the problems inherent in discharging one potential responsibility of such commissions--managing the disposition of secret files developed by a previous government on the citizens that government allegedly represented.


From Whence Evil? Shakespeare As Political Psychologist Sep 1997

From Whence Evil? Shakespeare As Political Psychologist

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This paper identifies a passage from Shakespeare's Hamlet that is germane to the question of the source of political evil.


Security, Lying, And The Strategic-Moral Calculus, Editor Jul 1997

Security, Lying, And The Strategic-Moral Calculus, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article elaborates on truth and falsehood as both developmental psychological and political phenomena.


The Political Psychology Of Virtual Reality: Scandinavian Trail Blazing, Editor Jul 1997

The Political Psychology Of Virtual Reality: Scandinavian Trail Blazing, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies some research opportunities concerning the political psychology of virtual reality.


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

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

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This is the third and final installment of an article which provides an analysis of an individual accomplished as a scholar of politics (through sociology) and a formal politician. The author is Dr. Ted Goertzel of Rutgers University. He can be reached at goertzel@crab.rutgers.edu.


The "As Ifs" Of Political Psychology, Editor Jul 1997

The "As Ifs" Of Political Psychology, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This paper describes different concepts of "as if" that are basic to political psychology for descriptive and inferential analysis.


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

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

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This is the second installment of an analysis of a man who was both a scholar of politics and the political leader of his country. (See IBPP, Vol. 2, No. 10.) The article was written by Dr. Ted Goertzel of Rutgers University. Dr. Goertzel can be reached at goertzel@crab.rutgers.edu.


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 ...


The Past From The Present: Comments On The Social Construction Of Machiavellianism, Editor Jul 1997

The Past From The Present: Comments On The Social Construction Of Machiavellianism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents different meanings of the term Machiavellianism and posits a mechanism of social construction to explain these differences.


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.