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Nuclear Psychologies: On The First Use Of Nuclear Weapons And Reductions In Nuclear Arsenals, Editor Dec 1998

Nuclear Psychologies: On The First Use Of Nuclear Weapons And Reductions In Nuclear Arsenals, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes how the psychological rationales for, and the consequences of, the same nuclear policies can be constructed very differently by different groups of nuclear policymakers. Some possible rationales for these differences are offered.


Trends. From Pumpkin Papers To Pumpkin Capers: Washington Scandals, Editor Jan 1998

Trends. From Pumpkin Papers To Pumpkin Capers: Washington Scandals, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses how in the late 1940s and into the 1950s--an era of both Communist hysteria and significant Communist threat within the United States (US)--pumpkin connoted scandal, as in the infamous pumpkin papers.


The Business Of Politics As The Politics Of Business Jan 1998

The Business Of Politics As The Politics Of Business

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents arguments for and against the significant employment of business practices in domestic and foreign policy development and implementation within representative democracies.


The Political Psychology Of Affirmative Action, Editor Jan 1998

The Political Psychology Of Affirmative Action, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the goals, means, and consequences of affirmative action policies and relates these rationales to policy development and policy understanding and acceptance.