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Problems With Political Types, Editor Dec 1996

Problems With Political Types, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The editor discusses and evaluates the concept of typology in the context of political psychology, including those who use typology as a tool.


Dissonance In The Mideast, Editor Nov 1996

Dissonance In The Mideast, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The editor discusses political violence and the concept of cognitive dissonance in the context of Israel, Palestine, and the Middle East.


Psychobiography And Politics, Editor Nov 1996

Psychobiography And Politics, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The editor discusses how voters base their voting preferences and behaviors on the meaning given to a single event in the lives of the candidates in U.S. presidential elections.


Leadership And Psychopathy, Editor Nov 1996

Leadership And Psychopathy, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The editor discusses what makes for a successful leader, and whether such a leader can be psychopathic.


A Comparison Of The Political Personalities Of 1996 U.S. Presidential Candidates Bill Clinton And Bob Dole, Aubrey Immelman Jul 1996

A Comparison Of The Political Personalities Of 1996 U.S. Presidential Candidates Bill Clinton And Bob Dole, Aubrey Immelman

Psychology Faculty Publications

This paper employs the conceptual framework of Theodore Millon to examine and compare the political personalities of President Bill Clinton and Senator Bob Dole. Information pertaining to President Clinton and Senator Dole was gathered from published material and employed to generate a personality profile using the Millon-Type Political Personality Checklist (MPPC).

The assessment revealed that President Clinton’s primarily personality patterns were Asserting/self-promoting and Outgoing/gregarious, with secondary features of the Complaining/discontented, Controlling/forceful, and Agreeing/cooperative patterns. Senator Dole’s primarily personality patterns were Controlling/aggressive and Conforming/regimented, with secondary features of the Asserting/self-promoting and ...