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Psychological Metaphor And Financial Crisis In Southeast Asia Dec 1997

Psychological Metaphor And Financial Crisis In Southeast Asia

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents several Issues in applying psychological constructs to political phenomena.


Trends. Globalization As Old Wine In New Bottles: The 30th Anniversary Of The Association Of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), Editor Dec 1997

Trends. Globalization As Old Wine In New Bottles: The 30th Anniversary Of The Association Of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the new era of globalization.


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.


Comments On Walzer's "Judgment Days": Public Accountability For The Egregious Behavior Of Dec 1997

Comments On Walzer's "Judgment Days": Public Accountability For The Egregious Behavior Of

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides commentary on Michael Walzer's "Judgment Days". Walzer's article was published in The New Republic, December 15, 1997, pp. 13-14.


Trends. International Trade And The Subversion Of Justice: Japan, The European Union, And Iraq, Editor Dec 1997

Trends. International Trade And The Subversion Of Justice: Japan, The European Union, And Iraq, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the moral philosophy, the psychology of moral judgment, and treatises on law often suggest that justice subsumes some combination of behavioral and intentional accountability and equity.


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.


When Intelligence Is Alleged To Be Bogus: An Israeli Example Dec 1997

When Intelligence Is Alleged To Be Bogus: An Israeli Example

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights a series of hypotheses that may merit analysis when intelligence provided by one's case officer is alleged to be bogus. It then describes a congruence in analyzing intelligence whether or not there are such allegations.


Erikson's Psychosocial Stages And The Analysis Of Political Entities Dec 1997

Erikson's Psychosocial Stages And The Analysis Of Political Entities

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article illustrates the potential of Erikson's psychosocial stage theory in analyzing political entities.


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.


Trade Deficits, Mental Deficits, And Moral Deficits Dec 1997

Trade Deficits, Mental Deficits, And Moral Deficits

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the psychology of the trade deficit as a political Issue in the United States of America (USA).


Trends. Some Security Lessons From Kyoto, Editor Dec 1997

Trends. Some Security Lessons From Kyoto, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses how "the environment" is no longer a fringe Issue championed by starry-eyed dreamers and psychodynamic deviants, and perennial misfits who have little understanding of or orientation to reality. In fact, the relevance of "the environment" for policies of political security has become quite significant.


American Irish Newsletter - December 1997, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Dec 1997

American Irish Newsletter - December 1997, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

No abstract provided.


The Political Economy Of International Trade In Hazardous And Toxic Wastes In West Africa: Theoretical And Case Analysis, Ini George Inyang Dec 1997

The Political Economy Of International Trade In Hazardous And Toxic Wastes In West Africa: Theoretical And Case Analysis, Ini George Inyang

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

This dissertation examines international dumping trade in hazardous and toxic wastes and its impact on the trading countries in West Africa, relying on available and fairly limited information on transboundary movement of “unwanted wastes” shipped more often illegally for dumping from industrialized to poor West African countries between 1980- 1988. The drive for this trade in “unwanted wastes” from West African countries has been the seeming attraction for easy cash, while the drive from the industrialized countries has been the huge profit margin for the unsavory waste brokers, and the desperate need for cheap source of disposal. Given these motivations ...


Mlgpa News (December 1997), Betsy Smith Dec 1997

Mlgpa News (December 1997), Betsy Smith

MLGPA News

No abstract provided.


A Not-So-Distant Mirror: The 17th Amendment And Congressional Change, John R. Hibbing, Sara Brandes Crook Dec 1997

A Not-So-Distant Mirror: The 17th Amendment And Congressional Change, John R. Hibbing, Sara Brandes Crook

Faculty Publications: Political Science

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Analysis Of The Harm That Russian And Chinese Organized Crime Groups Can Inflict On American Society, Bryce L. Hoekenga Dec 1997

A Comparative Analysis Of The Harm That Russian And Chinese Organized Crime Groups Can Inflict On American Society, Bryce L. Hoekenga

Master's Theses

Determining which of the two main ethnic organized crime groups emerging in America poses a greater threat to society was the focus of this study. One group is from or is closely linked to Russia and the other group is from or is closely linked to China.

The aspects of each group that were discussed include their origins, their spread to America, how they structured, their membership sizes, the types of crimes they commit, and how law enforcement has responded to each group. The aspects that were compared between the two groups include their levels of sophistication, the seriousness and ...


Trends. Dead Souls: Comment On The Luxor Murders, Editor Nov 1997

Trends. Dead Souls: Comment On The Luxor Murders, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

In this analysis, the author discusses an act of terrorism that occurred in Luxor Egypt, with a significant part of the research being done by Steven Cornell.


Trends. Human Rights And Mental Health: What Happens When The Right Are Wrong?, Editor Nov 1997

Trends. Human Rights And Mental Health: What Happens When The Right Are Wrong?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

In this analysis the author discusses the moral and ethical criteria of those who seek to prevent human rights violations.


Trends. The Inspection Crisis: The Iraqi-Us Scorecard, Editor Nov 1997

Trends. The Inspection Crisis: The Iraqi-Us Scorecard, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

In this analysis, the author further discusses the UN inspections for nuclear arms in Iraq.


Family Breakdown, Little Hope For The Future: Restrictive Moralities To The Rescue? Nov 1997

Family Breakdown, Little Hope For The Future: Restrictive Moralities To The Rescue?

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article reviews the recent text, Posterity Lost: Progress, Ideology, and the Decline of the American Family by Richard T. Gill and published (1997) by Rowman & Littlefield. The review highlights recurring political psychological Issues of conceptualization, levels of analysis, and causality.


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.


The Political Tale Of The Tape: Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, And Their Successors Nov 1997

The Political Tale Of The Tape: Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, And Their Successors

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some of the putative positive and negative features of recording political decisionmaking as it occurs.


Resolution 97-23-F - Picnic Tables For Bottom Of Campus, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1997

Resolution 97-23-F - Picnic Tables For Bottom Of Campus, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution requesting picnic tables for campus area near Zacharias Hall, Meredith Hall and Pearce-Ford Tower.


Resolution 97-24-F - Providing Soap In Residence Hall Bathrooms, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1997

Resolution 97-24-F - Providing Soap In Residence Hall Bathrooms, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution to request university provide soap dispensers in residence hall restrooms.


Belief Systems Of Political Control: A Primer For Authoritarian And Totalitarian Regimes Nov 1997

Belief Systems Of Political Control: A Primer For Authoritarian And Totalitarian Regimes

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article employs common psychological constructs to describe belief systems concerning political control.


Disinformation: Iraq, The United Nations (Un), And The United States Government (Usg) Nov 1997

Disinformation: Iraq, The United Nations (Un), And The United States Government (Usg)

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes components of alleged disinformation propagated by the Iraqi government concerning the USG in the context of UN inspection teams established pursuant to the Persian Gulf War of 1991.


The Politics Of Evolutionary Psychology Nov 1997

The Politics Of Evolutionary Psychology

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some political implications of the field of evolutionary psychology.


Comments On Iraq, The United Nations (Un), And The Inspection Crisis: What Iraqi Error In Judgment? Nov 1997

Comments On Iraq, The United Nations (Un), And The Inspection Crisis: What Iraqi Error In Judgment?

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The Editor continues his diatribe of the Iraqi-UN crisis.


Trends. Globalization And The Ugly American: "Fast-Track", Cuba, Libya, And Iran, Editor Nov 1997

Trends. Globalization And The Ugly American: "Fast-Track", Cuba, Libya, And Iran, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses globalization and the rise in salience of the Ugly American.


The Psychology Of Reactance And Causal Attributions: Implications For Public Diplomacy Nov 1997

The Psychology Of Reactance And Causal Attributions: Implications For Public Diplomacy

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes several psychological phenomena that can impede resolutions of political conflict.