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Why Terrorism? Whose Terror?, Editor Mar 2010

Why Terrorism? Whose Terror?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author considers terrorism as a competitor for the legally constituted authority and power of governments.


Ideology Watch: Television As A Source Of Violence, Editor Apr 2003

Ideology Watch: Television As A Source Of Violence, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a commentary on a commonly accepted belief about the causal relationship between viewing televised violence and the viewer’s violent behavior.


The Societal Costs Of Surveillance: An Alternative View On Civil Liberties Constraints, Editor Sep 2002

The Societal Costs Of Surveillance: An Alternative View On Civil Liberties Constraints, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores some psychological phenomena bearing on the consequences of civil liberties constraints.


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. The Psychology Of The Only Realistic Alternative: A Problem In The Mideast, Editor Apr 2001

Trends. The Psychology Of The Only Realistic Alternative: A Problem In The Mideast, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the conflict between the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and the State of Israel.


Trends. Spinning Buddhas, Editor Mar 2001

Trends. Spinning Buddhas, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the March 2001 destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan by the Taliban.


Trends. The Idolatry Of Ignorance And Iconoclasm: Notes On The Taliban, Editor Mar 2001

Trends. The Idolatry Of Ignorance And Iconoclasm: Notes On The Taliban, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The New York Times has reported that at least some Taliban authorities have directed that all statues in Afghanistan--including those commonly viewed as priceless exemplars of cultural (largely Buddhist) heritage and as treasures--be destroyed. The Taliban's rationale--that these statues have been used as idols and deities by non-Islamic believers and may be turned into idols in the future--is largely discussed in the context of leading to a global cultural catastrophe, as an unacceptable decision, as gratuitous vandalism, as exemplifying a rigid ignorance deserving unique contempt and disgust.


Ideologies That Kill: One Way In, No Way Out, Editor Dec 2000

Ideologies That Kill: One Way In, No Way Out, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the phenomenon of ideology as an ineluctable trap from which there is no detour and no escape.


Terrorism In The Mideast And The United States Republican Presidential Campaign: Ideological Terror And Public Discourse, Editor Oct 2000

Terrorism In The Mideast And The United States Republican Presidential Campaign: Ideological Terror And Public Discourse, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the use of ideological terror by the United States (US) Republican presidential campaign in the wake of the terrorist attack on the USS Cole.


Ibpp Feature Analysis: Political Sea Change Or Mass-Mediated Political Spectacle? The 1999 Election Campaign In New Zealand, Ibpp Regional Editor - Lawrence Alfred Powell Jan 2000

Ibpp Feature Analysis: Political Sea Change Or Mass-Mediated Political Spectacle? The 1999 Election Campaign In New Zealand, Ibpp Regional Editor - Lawrence Alfred Powell

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines the impact of mass media on elections during the 1999 election campaign in New Zealand.


Are There Differences Between Open And Closed Minds?, Editor Aug 1999

Are There Differences Between Open And Closed Minds?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article outlines the case for significant congruence between open and closed minds as hypothetical constructs applied to ideological conflict in a political environment.


A Dictator's Errors Jun 1998

A Dictator's Errors

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

With this article, IBPP initiates a series 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 ...


Right, Left, Right On, Or Left Out: New Directions For Political Road Maps? Feb 1998

Right, Left, Right On, Or Left Out: New Directions For Political Road Maps?

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article illustrates problems for social constructions of the political right and left.


Trends. Danger For The New Capitalists: Russian Ballistic Missile Aid To Iran Aug 1997

Trends. Danger For The New Capitalists: Russian Ballistic Missile Aid To Iran

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses Russian material and technological aid towards Iranian ballistic missile development.