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Trends. Iran, Iraq, And Dual Containment: The Unbalanced Balance, Editor Dec 1997

Trends. Iran, Iraq, And Dual Containment: The Unbalanced Balance, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses his views on whether or not US policy should change in regards to Iran and Iraq in the wake of allegedly conciliatory comments towards the USG made by Iranian President Mohammed Khatami and of continued noncompliance by Saddam Hussein with United Nations (UN)-mandated sanctions.


Trends. The Kyoto Protocol: Emissions On Trading Or Purchasing Emissions Rights, Editor Dec 1997

Trends. The Kyoto Protocol: Emissions On Trading Or Purchasing Emissions Rights, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

In this analysis, the author discusses the Kyoto Protocol.


Functionalism As An Aid To Antiterrorist/Counterterrorist Analysis Dec 1997

Functionalism As An Aid To Antiterrorist/Counterterrorist Analysis

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes how philosophical and psychological variants of functionalism can aid antiterrorist/counterterrorist analysis.


Globalization: Bad News For Antiterrorism And Counterterrorism Nov 1997

Globalization: Bad News For Antiterrorism And Counterterrorism

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article suggests that increasing globalization increases the threat of terrorism.


Trends. Verification Of Nuclear Weapons Treaties: Do "Open Skies" Make A Difference? Necessarily Enjoying It, Editor Oct 1997

Trends. Verification Of Nuclear Weapons Treaties: Do "Open Skies" Make A Difference? Necessarily Enjoying It, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the implication of "Open Skies" on the misperceptions and government deceptions leading to increased conflict and war.


Trends. Political Psychologies Of Welfare, Editor Oct 1997

Trends. Political Psychologies Of Welfare, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the pros and cons of government welfare programs.


Amnesty For Amnesty: Towards An International Criminal Court Oct 1997

Amnesty For Amnesty: Towards An International Criminal Court

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This paper articulates some of the psychological and philosophical Issues underlying political conflict on the question of amnesty.


Trends. Environment And Security In An Era Of Globalization: Why Kyoto Matters Oct 1997

Trends. Environment And Security In An Era Of Globalization: Why Kyoto Matters

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

THe author discusses the international meeting on global warming set for Kyoto, Japan in December 1997, in which the United States government (USG) still has not provided significant input as to direction, agenda, criteria, and the like.


Yale Political Monthly 1997 October, The Politic, Inc. Oct 1997

Yale Political Monthly 1997 October, The Politic, Inc.

The Politic

No abstract provided.


The Oxymoron Of Peacekeeping Sep 1997

The Oxymoron Of Peacekeeping

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some conceptual difficulties with the notion of military personnel and weapons as peacekeeping assets.


The Philosophy Of Political Conflict: The Example Of Punishment Sep 1997

The Philosophy Of Political Conflict: The Example Of Punishment

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article posits a basic philosophical substrate of inevitable political conflict as opposed to more common psychological ones.


Trends. Blowing The Perfect Cover: The Trials Of Mexico's Former Drug Czar Aug 1997

Trends. Blowing The Perfect Cover: The Trials Of Mexico's Former Drug Czar

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the aspects of General Jesus Gutierrez Rebollo's civilian and military trials concerning his alleged illegal involvement in illicit drug trafficking.


Security And The Global Environment: An Introduction Aug 1997

Security And The Global Environment: An Introduction

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some of the psychopolitical consequences of managing economic activities in an era of globalization.


Trends. Encrypting Encryption: Some Comments On S. 909, Secure Public Networks Act Aug 1997

Trends. Encrypting Encryption: Some Comments On S. 909, Secure Public Networks Act

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses The use of technology and telecommunications being employed by people in the commission of crimes, viz., terrorism and organized crime.


Trends. Bahtmen To The Rescue: A Psychology Of Altruism In Thailand Aug 1997

Trends. Bahtmen To The Rescue: A Psychology Of Altruism In Thailand

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author examines the Thai financial system billion dollar rescue in terms of altruism vs. egoism.


Trends. Carrots And Sticks: The Aftermath Of Terrorist Acts Aug 1997

Trends. Carrots And Sticks: The Aftermath Of Terrorist Acts

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the controversy over the Israeli government response to the terrorist acts on July 30, 1997 of two suicidal bombers in West Jerusalem.


A New Role For Transparency, Ann Florini Aug 1997

A New Role For Transparency, Ann Florini

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

Arms control has traditionally dealt with limiting the means of destruction. When the greatest threa to security came from the potential for organized violence inflicted by an external enemy against a state, arms control logically sought to limit that danger. But as the threats to security have become more diffuse, policy-makers will need to draw on a wider repertoire of tools to reduce the potential destructiveness of less organiized threats, and even emerging unintended dangers. The article examines the problems of nuclear proliferation and environmental toxification over the long term, describes why these problems will require a transparency-based approach, and ...


The Political Psychology Of Virtual Reality: Scandinavian Trail Blazing, Editor Jul 1997

The Political Psychology Of Virtual Reality: Scandinavian Trail Blazing, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies some research opportunities concerning the political psychology of virtual reality.


Combating Supermarket Flight In Los Angeles, Michelle Mascarenhas Jul 1997

Combating Supermarket Flight In Los Angeles, Michelle Mascarenhas

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Moldovia: The Transformation Of Post-Soviet Society: Philosophical And Political Considerations, Vasile Nedelciuc, Scott J. Hammond, Stephen R. Bowers Jul 1997

Moldovia: The Transformation Of Post-Soviet Society: Philosophical And Political Considerations, Vasile Nedelciuc, Scott J. Hammond, Stephen R. Bowers

Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


The Landlords Stage A Rent Strike, Peter Dreier Jun 1997

The Landlords Stage A Rent Strike, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Twenty First Century Terrorism: The New Face Of The Hydra (Part Iii), James A. Kinnison May 1997

Twenty First Century Terrorism: The New Face Of The Hydra (Part Iii), James A. Kinnison

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This is the third and final installment of an article by Mr. James A. Kinnison. Mr. Kinnison is a political science graduate student from the University of New Mexico and specializes in international relations and national security. This installment provides opinions on terrorism challenges for intelligence and law enforcement. (Correction from last week. The second installment’s note (xx) was left off the text. It is Vandenko, I. (November 16, 1995.) Kuda edut radioaktivnye konteynery iz Chechnya? Izvestiya, p. 2.


Twenty First Century Terrorism: The New Face Of The Hydra (Part Ii), James A. Kinnison May 1997

Twenty First Century Terrorism: The New Face Of The Hydra (Part Ii), James A. Kinnison

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The second installment of this article by Mr. James A. Kinnison, political science graduate student from the University of New Mexico, who specializes in international relations and national security provides opinions on chemical, biological, and nuclear terrorism. A version of this article was presented at the international academic conference on Science, Technology, and the 21st Century: New Eden or Armageddon? at Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma on March 21, 1997.


Winners Take All, Andrea Durbin, Mark Vallianatos May 1997

Winners Take All, Andrea Durbin, Mark Vallianatos

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Winners Take All, Andrea Durban, Mark Vallianatos May 1997

Winners Take All, Andrea Durban, Mark Vallianatos

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Yale Political Monthly 1997 May, The Politic, Inc. May 1997

Yale Political Monthly 1997 May, The Politic, Inc.

The Politic

No abstract provided.


Immigration Act Of 1990: Friend Or Foe To Business?, Charla Moltzan Apr 1997

Immigration Act Of 1990: Friend Or Foe To Business?, Charla Moltzan

Political Science and International Relations Undergraduate Theses

One of the purposes of the Immigration Act of 1990 is to ease the barriers for professionals to enter the United States workforce. This paper will evaluate how well this law has met its goal. It is my contention that a close examination of the Immigration Act of 1990 and its impacts will reveal that it has benefited large businesses in the a United States. There are many other important affects of immigration laws. However, this paper will focus on the effects of these laws on businesses, because there is a lack of conclusive writing on the effect of immigration ...


Amnesty International: A Close Look At A Human Rights Ngo, Kate Phelan Apr 1997

Amnesty International: A Close Look At A Human Rights Ngo, Kate Phelan

Political Science and International Relations Undergraduate Theses

The essential aim of this paper is to record the w growing meaning of the concept of human rights in the world today. It briefly describes academic perspectives on the universalization of human rights. It attempts to describe the role of non-governmental organizations, particularly Amnesty International's efforts to promote human rights work and influence the behavior of both governments and communities by the activities of its members. Finally, the paper attempts to capture the more qualitative aspects of human rights work and demonstrate their importance.


Suicide Bombing In Tel Aviv: Some Psychological Issues, Editor Mar 1997

Suicide Bombing In Tel Aviv: Some Psychological Issues, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Several recurring Issues in the political psychology analysis of terrorism are illustrated in another Mideast tragedy.


Remembering Jackie Robinson, Peter Dreier Mar 1997

Remembering Jackie Robinson, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.