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Trends. Psychological Discord At The War Crimes Tribunal, Editor Dec 1999

Trends. Psychological Discord At The War Crimes Tribunal, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses possible external signs of a perpetrator of genocide.


Law Enforcement And Political Demonstrations As The Whole World Watches: The Rise Of Globocop?, Editor Dec 1999

Law Enforcement And Political Demonstrations As The Whole World Watches: The Rise Of Globocop?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article posits that--at present--the promise of global telecommunications-induced progress for human and civil rights may be oversold.


Trends. The Political Psychology Of Expansion Of Labor Rights For Illegal Immigrants, Editor Oct 1999

Trends. The Political Psychology Of Expansion Of Labor Rights For Illegal Immigrants, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses the EEOC's recent decision to extend various anti-discrimination rights to illegal immigrants.


A Critique Of Opposition To The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, Editor Oct 1999

A Critique Of Opposition To The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents a critique of recent arguments opposing ratification by the United States of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.


Trends. Will E-Commerce Lead To E-Politics? Electronic Voting In The 21st Century, Editor Oct 1999

Trends. Will E-Commerce Lead To E-Politics? Electronic Voting In The 21st Century, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses the possibility of online (electronic) voting.


Trends. Pakistan: An Iatrogenic Coup?, Editor Oct 1999

Trends. Pakistan: An Iatrogenic Coup?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses the recent military coup in Pakistan.


Clark Memorandum: Fall 1999, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School Oct 1999

Clark Memorandum: Fall 1999, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School

The Clark Memorandum


Trends. The Pros And Cons Of Decapitation: An Example From Dagestan, Editor Oct 1999

Trends. The Pros And Cons Of Decapitation: An Example From Dagestan, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the pros and cons of destroying or severely degrading the strategic command, control, and communication (C3) assets of a politico-military adversary--i.e., decapitation.


Trends. Timorous In East Timor, Editor Sep 1999

Trends. Timorous In East Timor, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses the attacks, by analysts, on Western powers for not having anticipated that significant atrocities would occur in East Timor if the recent referendum clearly reflected support for East Timor's independence from Indonesia.


Trends. An Implosion Of Ideology: Bosnia, Kosovo, Northern Ireland, Palestine, The Soviet Union, And Beyond, Editor Sep 1999

Trends. An Implosion Of Ideology: Bosnia, Kosovo, Northern Ireland, Palestine, The Soviet Union, And Beyond, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses multiethnic, representative democracies (MRDs) that often promulgate and effect foreign policies that are founded on the ideological premise that instilling MRDs throughout the world is necessarily the optimal road to Good.


From Polygamy To Peyote: What Is The Proper Role Of Religion In American Political Decision-Making? (Review Of Religion In Politics, By Michael J. Perry), J. Nathan Jensen Sep 1999

From Polygamy To Peyote: What Is The Proper Role Of Religion In American Political Decision-Making? (Review Of Religion In Politics, By Michael J. Perry), J. Nathan Jensen

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Comments On Political Violence, Peace Activism, And Mythopoeic Historiography, Editor Aug 1999

Comments On Political Violence, Peace Activism, And Mythopoeic Historiography, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes how various conceptions of history can significantly precipitate and nourish political violence--and yield a frustrating agenda for the peace activist.


Trends. Ehud Barak And Peace: Mistakes On The 15-Month Mistake, Editor Jul 1999

Trends. Ehud Barak And Peace: Mistakes On The 15-Month Mistake, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the citings of many analysts, journalists, and diplomats--the last often speaking on an unattributed basis--a huge error in the current quest for peace between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority and between Israel and Syria and Lebanon.


Trends. Employment Policies For Nuclear Weapons: Uses Of First Use, Editor Jul 1999

Trends. Employment Policies For Nuclear Weapons: Uses Of First Use, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) public policy advocating a "first use" of nuclear weapons during the Cold War.


Lex Americana?: United States Legal Assistance, American Legal Models, And Legal Change In The Post-Communist World And Beyond, Jacques Delisle Jul 1999

Lex Americana?: United States Legal Assistance, American Legal Models, And Legal Change In The Post-Communist World And Beyond, Jacques Delisle

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


The Hazards Of Legal Fine Tuning: Confronting The Free Will Problem In Election Law Scholarship, Michael A. Fitts Jun 1999

The Hazards Of Legal Fine Tuning: Confronting The Free Will Problem In Election Law Scholarship, Michael A. Fitts

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Reflections On National Character: Is The United States Still A Superpower?, Editor May 1999

Reflections On National Character: Is The United States Still A Superpower?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article comments on the construct of national character and then employs the construct to suggest that the United States (U.S.) Government and the US as a nation and nation-state may no longer warrant superpower status.


The Religious Right In Court: The Decision Making Of Christian Evangelicals In State Supreme Courts, Donald R. Songer, Susan J. Tabrizi May 1999

The Religious Right In Court: The Decision Making Of Christian Evangelicals In State Supreme Courts, Donald R. Songer, Susan J. Tabrizi

Faculty Publications

Much has been written recently about the emergence of evangelicals and others often labeled the "new Religious Right" in American politics. However, little attention has been paid to whether officials who have been socialized in the denominations characterized as being part of this Religious Right actually behave differently in office from those brought up in other religious traditions. The present study begins such an inquiry by examining differences in the voting behavior of state supreme court justices in three issue areas. Evangelical justices were found to be significantly more conservative than mainline Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish justices in death penalty ...


Katzenbach V. Mcclung: The Abandonment Of Federalism In The Name Of Rational Basis, James M. Mcgoldrick May 1999

Katzenbach V. Mcclung: The Abandonment Of Federalism In The Name Of Rational Basis, James M. Mcgoldrick

Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law

No abstract provided.


Human Rights, Peace, And East Timor: Perspectives From A Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Editor Apr 1999

Human Rights, Peace, And East Timor: Perspectives From A Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article is based on an interview with Mr. [Jose] Ramos-Horta, the co-winner of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize along with Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo. The interview was conducted by the IBPP editor. The article is also based on remarks delivered by Mr. Ramos-Horta to an audience at Yavapai College (Prescott, Arizona) and sponsored by that college, Prescott College, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Prescott Campus).


Credibility On Credibility: A Reason To Fight A War? Apr 1999

Credibility On Credibility: A Reason To Fight A War?

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some problems in fighting a war for the purpose of defending a political entity's credibility.


Trends. Perspectives On Provocations: A Serbian Perspective, Editor Apr 1999

Trends. Perspectives On Provocations: A Serbian Perspective, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses current affairs/activities in Yugoslavia, Serbia and Albania.


Evolution And Devolution: The Dynamics Of Sovereignty And Security In Post-Cold War Europe, Thomas M. Lansford Apr 1999

Evolution And Devolution: The Dynamics Of Sovereignty And Security In Post-Cold War Europe, Thomas M. Lansford

Graduate Program in International Studies Theses & Dissertations

At a time when individual defense outlays are being significantly diminished, the national governments of Western Europe are confronted with the necessity of reforming and adapting their militaries to address new security concerns and undertake new missions. This study will examine multinational military integration as one possible approach whereby national governments can limit defense spending and still maintain military capabilities to meet the contemporary security threats faced by the nation states of the continent. The first three chapters of the work will explore the broad patterns of change in the international system which have propelled states to reexamine how they ...


Reification Of The Is: Logical Fallacies And Ballistic Missile Defense Mar 1999

Reification Of The Is: Logical Fallacies And Ballistic Missile Defense

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the illogic that seems to underlie support for fielding ballistic missile defenses against ballistic missiles that carry nuclear warheads and that target the United States.


Trends. Immigration And Naturalization Service V. Aguirre, No. 97-1754: Can Crime Be Nonpolitical?, Editor Mar 1999

Trends. Immigration And Naturalization Service V. Aguirre, No. 97-1754: Can Crime Be Nonpolitical?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This articles discusses a recent Supreme Court case revolving around whether foreigners who have committed serious nonpolitical crimes outside the US are ineligible for refugee status regardless of the severity of persecution that would await them at their countries of origin.


Crimes Against Autonomy: Gerald Dworkin On The Enforcement Of Morality, Lawrence C. Becker Mar 1999

Crimes Against Autonomy: Gerald Dworkin On The Enforcement Of Morality, Lawrence C. Becker

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


The First Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Legislative Council Elections, James T. H. Tang Mar 1999

The First Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Legislative Council Elections, James T. H. Tang

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

The Legislative Council (Legco) Elections in Hong Kong on May 24, 1998, isthe first open multiparty electoral competition in the People's Republic of China(PRC). Since Chinese leaders have repeatedly rejected Western-style democracyor multiparty competition for China, the extent to which the Hong Kong experiencewould serve as a model for political developments on the mainland isclearly limited. Nonetheless, political changes in Hong Kong has to be seen aspart of China's experience following their reunion. Under the "one country, twosystems" formula, Hong Kong is given the freedom to conduct its own internalaffairs as a Special Administrative Region (SAR), but ...


Expressive Liberty, Moral Pluralism, Political Pluralism: Three Sources Of Liberal Theory, William A. Galston Mar 1999

Expressive Liberty, Moral Pluralism, Political Pluralism: Three Sources Of Liberal Theory, William A. Galston

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Law And Politics In Judicial Oversight Of Federal Administrative Agencies, Martha Anne Humphries, Donald R. Songer Feb 1999

Law And Politics In Judicial Oversight Of Federal Administrative Agencies, Martha Anne Humphries, Donald R. Songer

Faculty Publications

Administrative agencies play a substantial role in the formulation and implementation of national policy Central to this role is their exercise of discretion. A normative consensus exists that such discretion should be constrained by administrative deference to the rule of law. The courts of appeals are expected to insure that such discretion is constrained. The analysis reported below examines how effectively they fulfill that expectation The findings suggest that agency success is related to political considerations, with agencies being successful when their decisions are consistent with the policy preferences of the judges. However, variables that captured elements of the legal ...


Trends. The Senate Trial Of President Clinton: There's More Than One Way To Wag The Dog, Editor Jan 1999

Trends. The Senate Trial Of President Clinton: There's More Than One Way To Wag The Dog, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses "wagging the dog" as it relates to the current presidential scandal.