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Trends. Terrorism, Terror Management, And Faking Mental Disorder, Editor Dec 2000

Trends. Terrorism, Terror Management, And Faking Mental Disorder, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights the difficulty of determining if defendants on trial are faking mental disorder. The case in question involves the bombing of United States embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.


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

Colombia: The Political Psychology Of Fusarium Oxysporum, 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.


Interview With Arthur Makadon, Marjorie A. George, Arthur Makadon, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School Nov 2000

Interview With Arthur Makadon, Marjorie A. George, Arthur Makadon, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School

Legal Oral History Project

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Arthur Makadon (L '68) was a major figure in the Philadelphia bar and in Philadelphia politics. Most of his legal career was spent at Ballard Spahr, where he served as chair from 2002 to 2011. The Arthur Makadon Appellate Advocacy Program at the Law School was established in his honor by Ballard Spahr. He died in 2013.


Trends. When Is A Psychological Profile Not A Psychological Profile? The Fbi And School Violence, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. When Is A Psychological Profile Not A Psychological Profile? The Fbi And School Violence, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the difficulties of predicting and preventing school violence. Though the FBI does have a list of "warning signs" by which to evaluate potential perpetrators of lethal school violence, they do not consider this list to be a profile. This is especially true given that no reliable predictors of lethal school violence have been found.


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

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

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

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


United States Military Forces In The Balkans: Ending The Deployment, Editor Oct 2000

United States Military Forces In The Balkans: Ending The Deployment, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the political psychological implications of ending the deployment of United States (US) military forces in the Balkans.


Trends. Spillover: Is United States Government Military Aid To Colombia All Wet?, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Spillover: Is United States Government Military Aid To Colombia All Wet?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses spillover of conflicts in Colombia into surrounding countries as related to United States government military aid.


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

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


Trends. Psychologies Of Personnel Security And Counterintelligence Failure: Racism, Satisficing, And Wen Ho Lee, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Psychologies Of Personnel Security And Counterintelligence Failure: Racism, Satisficing, And Wen Ho Lee, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses issues surrounding the actions of Mr. Wen Ho Lee in the context of espionage, treason, and national security as well as racial profiling and the problems with conducting counterintelligence.


Federalism And Foreign Affairs: Congress's Power To "Define And Punish...Offenses Against The Law Of Nations", Beth Stephens Oct 2000

Federalism And Foreign Affairs: Congress's Power To "Define And Punish...Offenses Against The Law Of Nations", Beth Stephens

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Trends. Discretion, No Discretion: Travails Of The Immigration And Naturalization Service, Editor Sep 2000

Trends. Discretion, No Discretion: Travails Of The Immigration And Naturalization Service, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the political reaction to actions of the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the role of 'discretion.'


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

Trends. After The Election: Milosevic Myths, 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.


The Pollard Case And The Nature Of Espionage, Editor Sep 2000

The Pollard Case And The Nature Of Espionage, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some common misconceptions in evaluating the appropriateness of penalties for individuals convicted of espionage.


The Need For Racial Profiling: Negative Fallout Of The Wen Ho Lee Case, Editor Sep 2000

The Need For Racial Profiling: Negative Fallout Of The Wen Ho Lee Case, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a counterproductive theme within public discourse on racial profiling, as the Wen Ho Lee case has been resolved.


Human Rights, Foreign Policy, And Religious Belief: An Asiaflacific Perspective, Pamela A. Jefferies Sep 2000

Human Rights, Foreign Policy, And Religious Belief: An Asiaflacific Perspective, Pamela A. Jefferies

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Drugged Or Old Drugs In New Bottles: United States Drug Policy And Colombia, Editor Sep 2000

Drugged Or Old Drugs In New Bottles: United States Drug Policy And Colombia, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a psychology that seems to pertain to United States (US) policy towards decreasing the export of illicit drugs from Colombia.


Trends. Psychologies Of Immigration: The Illegal Immigration Reform And Immigrant Responsibility, Editor Sep 2000

Trends. Psychologies Of Immigration: The Illegal Immigration Reform And Immigrant Responsibility, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses illegal immigration and immigration reform, as well as the psychological reasoning behind the laws.


Trends. Homosexual Politics And Security: The American Psychological Association (Apa) Brief Of Amicus Curiae No. 99-699, Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Homosexual Politics And Security: The American Psychological Association (Apa) Brief Of Amicus Curiae No. 99-699, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the American Psychological Association's (APA's) brief of amicus curiae, which the APA submitted in order to provide a context for the Supreme Court of the United States to review the policy of the Boy Scouts of America and Monmouth Council, Boy Scouts of America, which involved the Boy Scouts, homosexuality, and claims about discrimination against homosexuals.


Trends. Licit And Illicit Human Trafficking: The Ultimate Violation Of Human Rights, Editor Jul 2000

Trends. Licit And Illicit Human Trafficking: The Ultimate Violation Of Human Rights, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses human trafficking for economic reasons and its context.


Identity, Conflict And Cooperation In International River Basins, Jack V. Kalpakian Jul 2000

Identity, Conflict And Cooperation In International River Basins, Jack V. Kalpakian

Graduate Program in International Studies Theses & Dissertations

This dissertation tests the hypothesis that water disputes cause serious conflict within and between states. It uses a structured case study approach to see whether there is a link between the independent and dependent variables. It also considers the effect of other variables on serious conflict. Specifically it addresses the effects of national identity and the othering process on conflict. The three case studies are built around rivers in the drier parts of the world. This biases the dissertation towards affirming the established mainstream hypothesis which states that water disputes cause serious conflict. In all three cases, historical animosities and ...


Community Building In Ethically Restructured States: The Baltics, Dovile Budryte Jul 2000

Community Building In Ethically Restructured States: The Baltics, Dovile Budryte

Graduate Program in International Studies Theses & Dissertations

Drawing on democratic theory, this dissertation explores a thesis that the experience of ethnic restructuring significantly effects the ability of a democratizing state to successfully consolidate its emerging democracy. Ethnically restructured states, it is hypothesized, have an especially hard time creating inclusive democratic political communities, which is a necessary prerequisite for a consolidated democracy.

To test the thesis, the comparative case study method is applied to the ethnically restructured states of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. The goal of the case studies is to examine the approaches that the Baltic states used to reduce polarization. The historical background to the case ...


A Future Of Human And Civil Rights In Zimbabwe: Ideology And Outcome Research, Editor Jun 2000

A Future Of Human And Civil Rights In Zimbabwe: Ideology And Outcome Research, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes two common approaches to achieving human and civil rights and what may be needed to select among these and other approaches.


The Psychology Of Rogue Nations, Missile Defense, And Self Defense, Editor Jun 2000

The Psychology Of Rogue Nations, Missile Defense, And Self Defense, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the construct and psychological meanings of "rogue nation."


Trends. Throwing Out The Baby With The Bathwater: Form And Substance Of Peruvian Democracy, Editor Jun 2000

Trends. Throwing Out The Baby With The Bathwater: Form And Substance Of Peruvian Democracy, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses corruption and democracy in Peru during the time of President Alberto Fujimori.


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

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


Trends. Can One Be Against The Withdrawal Of An Occupying Force? The Case Of Israel And Editor: Southern Lebanon, Editor May 2000

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

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

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


Trends. Terrorism And The Death Penalty, Editor May 2000

Trends. Terrorism And The Death Penalty, 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.


Gramsci, Hegemony, And The Law, Douglas Litowitz May 2000

Gramsci, Hegemony, And The Law, Douglas Litowitz

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


National Foreign Trade Council V. Natsios And The Foreign Relations Effects Test: Searching For A Viable Approach, Patrick J. Thurston May 2000

National Foreign Trade Council V. Natsios And The Foreign Relations Effects Test: Searching For A Viable Approach, Patrick J. Thurston

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Trends. United States Foreign Policy, Iran, And Mirror Imaging, Editor Apr 2000

Trends. United States Foreign Policy, Iran, And Mirror Imaging, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the tension between the rule of law and democracy vs. religious authority in the context of international relations between the United States and Iran.