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South Africa In Transition: The Influence Of The Political Personalities Of Nelson Mandela And F.W. De Klerk, Aubrey Immelman Jul 1994

South Africa In Transition: The Influence Of The Political Personalities Of Nelson Mandela And F.W. De Klerk, Aubrey Immelman

Psychology Faculty Publications

The purpose of this paper is to examine salient factors accounting for South Africa’s relatively peaceful transition from apartheid state to nonracial democracy, focusing on the political personalities of South African leaders P.W. Botha, F.W. de Klerk, and Nelson Mandela. Following a brief overview of situational variables, the paper describes the political personalities of Mandela and De Klerk as assessed by the Millon-Type Political Personality Checklist (MPPC). The study shows that one cannot fully account for political developments in South Africa’s transition without considering (a) the interaction between situational variables and the political personalities of Nelson ...


A Millon-Based Study Of Political Personality: Nelson Mandela And F. W. De Klerk -- Part Ii: Further Results And Implications, Aubrey Immelman Jun 1994

A Millon-Based Study Of Political Personality: Nelson Mandela And F. W. De Klerk -- Part Ii: Further Results And Implications, Aubrey Immelman

Psychology Faculty Publications

This paper reports the results of a psychobiographical investigation, using the Millon-Type Political Personality Checklist, of the political personalities of outgoing South African president F. W. de Klerk and newly elected South African president Nelson Mandela, and examines the interactional influence of their respective personalities in facilitating South Africa’s transition from apartheid state to nonracial democracy.


Francis Lieber: Émigré Scholar, Steven Alan Samson Mar 1994

Francis Lieber: Émigré Scholar, Steven Alan Samson

Faculty Publications and Presentations

If Francis Lieber (1798-1872) had been a tinkerer, like Thomas Alva Edison or George Westinghouse, he might be remembered today for patenting a great variety of inventions. Yet he was an innovator in several fields. His active concerns as a political economist, scholar, and writer ranged through the industrial as well as the liberal arts. Lieber was an early advocate of an international copyright. He urged Congress to establish an office of statistics to aid scientific research. Later he took a lead in military and legal reform, drafting the first formal code of military conduct, which predated and influenced both ...


Sources Of Constitutional Liberty Bibliography, Steven Alan Samson Jan 1994

Sources Of Constitutional Liberty Bibliography, Steven Alan Samson

Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Ethnic Cleansing, Steven Alan Samson Jan 1994

Ethnic Cleansing, Steven Alan Samson

Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Electoral Realignment, Steven Alan Samson Jan 1994

Electoral Realignment, Steven Alan Samson

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Ethnic Cleansing Lecture Notes, Steven Alan Samson Jan 1994

Ethnic Cleansing Lecture Notes, Steven Alan Samson

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Lawrence Block, Steven Alan Samson Jan 1994

Lawrence Block, Steven Alan Samson

Faculty Publications and Presentations

Hollywood films owe much of their sparkle to atmospheric effects, including the lighting, shading, and color lent by character-actors. Their counterparts in the genre of literary gumshoes may be found in a certain breed of character-detectives. Among them, Lawrence Block, a versatile exemplar of the hard-boiled school of detective fiction, has given readers two notable repeat offenders from New York: Matthew Scudder, the ex-cop, and Bernie Rhodenbarr, the cat burglar with scruples. Both have found their way to Hollywood. Block's work is noted especially for its realistic style, fast-paced plots, spare dialog, and flawed protagonists.


Proposal For Research In The Francis Lieber Collection, Steven Alan Samson Jan 1994

Proposal For Research In The Francis Lieber Collection, Steven Alan Samson

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Tibet: Endurance Of The National Idea, Stephen R. Bowers Jan 1994

Tibet: Endurance Of The National Idea, Stephen R. Bowers

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Sara Paretsky, Steven Alan Samson Jan 1994

Sara Paretsky, Steven Alan Samson

Faculty Publications and Presentations

Sara Paretsky is the creator of a street-smart feminist series detective, V. I. Warshawski, a former attorney who now investigates white-color crime. Each novel in the series further fleshes out her character and life story as readers are introduced to various friends and relatives, some of whom become staples.