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Are We All On The M Squad? Murdering Schoolchildren In China, Editor May 2010

Are We All On The M Squad? Murdering Schoolchildren In China, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the phenomena of violent attacks against schoolchildren in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and its relevance to political psychologists.


The Psychology Of Female Suicide Terrorism: Context And A Partial, Annotated Bibliography, Editor Apr 2010

The Psychology Of Female Suicide Terrorism: Context And A Partial, Annotated Bibliography, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author examines the phenomena of female suicide in the context of terrorism, and the reasons women suicide, examining selected sources on the topic.


The Birds And The Bees: Sex And Personnel Security, Editor Mar 2010

The Birds And The Bees: Sex And Personnel Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses gender identity and sexual activity as they relate to security personnel in the context of espionage.


Trends. Espionage And Sex: A Commentary On Personnel Security Criteria, Editor Apr 2003

Trends. Espionage And Sex: A Commentary On Personnel Security Criteria, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses one aspect of sexual orientation – homosexuality - in a security and intelligence context.


God And Man In The White House: Implications For Going To War, Editor Mar 2003

God And Man In The White House: Implications For Going To War, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights pertinent psychological research on the relationship between a national leader’s religious beliefs and that leader’s decision making on going to war.


Child As Father To The Man [Sic]: The Political Psychology Of Spanking, Editor Aug 2001

Child As Father To The Man [Sic]: The Political Psychology Of Spanking, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes political psychological aspects of the ongoing controversy about the consequences of spanking as a child-rearing technique.


Democracy And Violence: A Review Of "The Democratic Experience And Political Violence", Editor Aug 2001

Democracy And Violence: A Review Of "The Democratic Experience And Political Violence", Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article is a book review of The Democratic Experience and Political Violence. The book was co-edited by David Rapoport, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles and Leonard Weinberg, Foundation Professor of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Weapons As Weapons: Another Northern Ireland Impasse, Editor Jul 2001

Weapons As Weapons: Another Northern Ireland Impasse, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the psychology of weapons possession in the context of political conflict in Northern Ireland.


Trends. Colombian Rebels And Elite Interests: Rights And Wrongs On Human Rights, Editor Jul 2001

Trends. Colombian Rebels And Elite Interests: Rights And Wrongs On Human Rights, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses and analyzes the reactions of elites to rebel actions (e.g., human rights violations, other violent actions) in Colombia.


Politics, Childhood Sexual Abuse, And Science Abuse, Editor Jun 2001

Politics, Childhood Sexual Abuse, And Science Abuse, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the latest political developments concerning the scientific analysis of childhood sexual abuse.


Is Science Ever Science? The Politics Of Child Care, Editor Apr 2001

Is Science Ever Science? The Politics Of Child Care, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the political behavior of psychologists in the carrying out of scientific tasks.


Trends. China And Homosexuality: The Politics Of Security, Editor Mar 2001

Trends. China And Homosexuality: The Politics Of Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the removal of homosexuality from a list of mental illnesses by the Chinese Psychiatric Association (CPA) in the context of international security.


Trends. Double Bind In Quebec And In The World, Editor Feb 2001

Trends. Double Bind In Quebec And In The World, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the desire for Quebec to become an independent nation-state but there are dynamics that affect that process. The Separatist Movement faces roadblocks no matter the state of the national economy in Canada.


An Update On The Political Psychology Of Sex And Personnel Security, Editor Dec 2000

An Update On The Political Psychology Of Sex And Personnel Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the positive and negative contributions of scientific psychology to the interface of sexual orientation and personnel security.


The Truth On Living In Truth, Editor Nov 2000

The Truth On Living In Truth, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article delineates a significant problem with Vaclav Havel's analysis of the power of the powerless through living in truth.


Trends. Psychological Pathways To Suicidal Terrorism, Editor Nov 2000

Trends. Psychological Pathways To Suicidal Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses psychological pathways to suicidal terrorism. This discussion includes aspects of both social cognition and social learning, as well as philosophical psychology.


Woman As Contender For The United States Presidency: A Look At The Movie, "The Contender", Editor Oct 2000

Woman As Contender For The United States Presidency: A Look At The Movie, "The Contender", Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores whether the movie, "The Contender," supports the viability of a woman for the presidency of the United States.


Mass Media And Violence: Science As Ideology, Ideology As Science, Editor Sep 2000

Mass Media And Violence: Science As Ideology, Ideology As Science, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article critiques a commonly promulgated belief that mass media-conveyed violence induces commensurate behavioral violence in its recipients.


Trends. Politics And Psychology: The Effect Of Political Transition On Russian Families, Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Politics And Psychology: The Effect Of Political Transition On Russian Families, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines the work of Dr. Alexander Shapiro of Moscow, the Russian Federation, and a paper he presented at the 108th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association in Washington, DC. The paper discussed the effects of political transition on Russian family life.


Trends. Abuses Of Child Abuse: Suspecting The Usual Suspects In The World Of Elian Gonzalez, Editor Apr 2000

Trends. Abuses Of Child Abuse: Suspecting The Usual Suspects In The World Of Elian Gonzalez, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the concept of child abuse, and expert opinion about it, pertaining to the Elian Gonzalez case. Many different definitions of child abuse were applied to the situation (from differing perspectives) as authorities tried to decide if Gonzalez belonged in Miami, Florida with is "new family," or in Cuba with his father.


Trends. Political Psychologies And The Welfare Of Elian Gonzalez, Editor Jan 2000

Trends. Political Psychologies And The Welfare Of Elian Gonzalez, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses issues surrounding the rescue of 6-year-old Cuban boy Elian Gonzalez.


The Professional Academic And Hubris: The Case Of Yongyi Song, Editor Jan 2000

The Professional Academic And Hubris: The Case Of Yongyi Song, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a reification of academic activities in a world where there may be many kings. This reification is often employed as a vehicle to support human and civil rights initiatives. Unfortunately, this vehicle may mitigate against such rights.


Motivational Impediments And Multilateral Inspections: The Case Of Unscom, Editor Nov 1998

Motivational Impediments And Multilateral Inspections: The Case Of Unscom, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes impediments to multilateral inspections that are sanctioned by a multilateral political entity to proscribe the development, production, storage, deployment, and employment of weapons of mass destruction.


When Political Violence Stops: The Problem Of Psychosocial Reconstruction In The Third World, Editor Sep 1998

When Political Violence Stops: The Problem Of Psychosocial Reconstruction In The Third World, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article continues the IBPP series on research presented at the 1998 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, California. The article is based on a presentation by IBPP Editor Cristina J. Montiel at the symposium--"After the Fighting Stops-Psychosocial Intervention and Reconciliation"-- that was co-chaired by Dr. Corann Okorodudu, Rowan University, and Anne Anderson, Psychologists for Social Responsibility.


Trends. The Jericho Casino And Terrorism: A Gamble Or A Sure Thing?, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. The Jericho Casino And Terrorism: A Gamble Or A Sure Thing?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the psycho-social impact of a casino being built in Jericho in the West Bank.


The Clash Of Civilizations In The 21st Century: A Political Psychology Of Messianics, Charismatics, And Schismatics, Editor Sep 1998

The Clash Of Civilizations In The 21st Century: A Political Psychology Of Messianics, Charismatics, And Schismatics, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes psychological Issues that may contribute to or mitigate against ongoing and intense political violence between Islamic political entities and those typed as Judeo-Christian.


From Winning Hearts And Minds To Shaping Behaviors: Nation-Building As A New Psychology Of Antiterrorism, Editor Aug 1998

From Winning Hearts And Minds To Shaping Behaviors: Nation-Building As A New Psychology Of Antiterrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a qualitative change in the psychology of antiterrorism through nationbuilding activities.


Popular Culture And The Mass Media In The Service Of Politics: The Wounds Of Gender Representation, Editor Aug 1998

Popular Culture And The Mass Media In The Service Of Politics: The Wounds Of Gender Representation, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies and analyzes the phenomenon of gender representation as it impacts on the political application of popular culture and the mass media. Political authorities' social control and political leaders' and candidates' attractiveness are of special concern. For explanatory support, the article employs a "star" of popular music--viz., rock n' roll music from the United States--from the interlude 1956-1957.


Trends. An International Criminal Court: Incompetence To Assess Another Kind Of Competence, Editor Jul 1998

Trends. An International Criminal Court: Incompetence To Assess Another Kind Of Competence, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author continues his analysis of international criminal courts.


The Pope Defeats The Dictator: Religion And Communism In Cuba, Editor Jul 1998

The Pope Defeats The Dictator: Religion And Communism In Cuba, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article was written by Ismael Sambra Haber. Sambra has published poetry, short stories, literary criticism, and essays in both Cuban and international magazines and journals. He also has worked as a stage actor and as a consultant, screenwriter, actor, and director of Tele Turquino. Sambra has published Para Ti Mujer (For You, Woman), Coleccion Plegables, 1978; Las Cinco Plumas y la Luz del Sol (The Five Feathers and the Sun Light), Editorial Oriente, 1987; Para No Ser Leido en Recital (Not to be Read at a Poetry Reading or Recital), Editorial Oriente, 1991; and Remolino de Luz (Whirl of ...