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Trends. The Inside Threat To The Outsider: Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Frias, Editor Dec 1998

Trends. The Inside Threat To The Outsider: Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Frias, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the political strategy of running for political office as an "outsider" in representative democracies.


An Update On Sex And Politics, Editor Dec 1998

An Update On Sex And Politics, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies some of the common psychological phenomena related to sexual allegations against political leaders.


Explorations In Causality And Causal Attributions: Russians On The Murder Of Galina Starovoitova, Editor Dec 1998

Explorations In Causality And Causal Attributions: Russians On The Murder Of Galina Starovoitova, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article illustrates the complexities of attributing psychological import to causal attributions. The recent murder of a Russian psychologist/politician is employed as a socio-emotive backdrop.


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. Trafficking In Drug Trafficking: The United States Government Searches For New Military Operating Locations And Basing Sites In South America, Editor Dec 1998

Trends. Trafficking In Drug Trafficking: The United States Government Searches For New Military Operating Locations And Basing Sites In South America, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the interdiction approach to counter drug trafficking.


Trends. Countering The Proliferation Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction: Just Whistling In The Dark, Editor Nov 1998

Trends. Countering The Proliferation Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction: Just Whistling In The Dark, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses how to counter the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.


Trends. The Political Psychology Of Economic Policy: Is The Emperor Wearing No Clothes? Is There An Emperor?, Editor Oct 1998

Trends. The Political Psychology Of Economic Policy: Is The Emperor Wearing No Clothes? Is There An Emperor?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the global economic crisis.


Deconstruction Of Public Policy In The Aftermath Of The Wye Plantation Summit: Reaffirming A Nullification In The Palestinian National Charter Oct 1998

Deconstruction Of Public Policy In The Aftermath Of The Wye Plantation Summit: Reaffirming A Nullification In The Palestinian National Charter

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the Wye Memorandum prescription to proscribe the Palestinian National Charter's (PNC) written provisions to destroy the Israeli state. The analysis is based on both deontological and consequentialist positions. (Embry-Riddle University student Lou Adesso III provided the creative impetus for this article.)


The Politics Of Credibility: Stories And The Fate Of Storytellers In Contexts Of Human Rights Violations Oct 1998

The Politics Of Credibility: Stories And The Fate Of Storytellers In Contexts Of Human Rights Violations

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights the contrast between the expectations about accurate and truthful memory of political officials and the scientific psychology of memory and narrative in the assessment of alleged human rights victims.


The Politics Of Industrial/Organizational Psychology And The Myers Briggs Type Indicator: What Is Jungian About A Jungian Approach?, Editor Oct 1998

The Politics Of Industrial/Organizational Psychology And The Myers Briggs Type Indicator: What Is Jungian About A Jungian Approach?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the most common contribution stemming from a variant of analytic (Jungian) psychology as applied to prescriptions and proscriptions for industries and organizations. The contribution, viz., a personality typological theory, may have lost its "Jungness" through the application.


Self-Harm As Control Of The Other: A Clinical-Political Nexus, Editor Oct 1998

Self-Harm As Control Of The Other: A Clinical-Political Nexus, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides explanations for a seemingly paradoxical behavior--harming of the self when one seems to wish not to be harmed. The explanation is illustrated by clinical and by political example.


Trends. The Global Threat Of Fundamentalism, Editor Oct 1998

Trends. The Global Threat Of Fundamentalism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the movement of neoclassical economics adhered to by leaders of the International Monetary Fund, many Western central bankers, ministers of finance, and global investors.


Comments On A Study Of Northern Irish Political Attitudes, Editor Oct 1998

Comments On A Study Of Northern Irish Political Attitudes, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a commentary on the recent development of a set of objective measures of political attitudes among residents of Northern Ireland. The article is a continuation of a series on research that was presented at the 1998 American Psychological Association Convention, San Francisco, California.


Assassination: A Tool Of Terror Management Or Of Counterterrorism?, Editor Oct 1998

Assassination: A Tool Of Terror Management Or Of Counterterrorism?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes Issues relevant to evaluating assassination as a viable tool of governmental security policy to counter terrorism. The creative inspiration and much of the research for this article was accomplished by IBPP Research Assistant and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University student Lou Adesso III.


Politics And Psychology: Assessment And The Law, Editor Oct 1998

Politics And Psychology: Assessment And The Law, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights one significant impediment to valid psychological assessment in support of the criminal justice system.


Trends. Declarations On Civil Rights, Freedom, And Social Justice: Chinese Sophistry And Sophistication, Editor Oct 1998

Trends. Declarations On Civil Rights, Freedom, And Social Justice: Chinese Sophistry And Sophistication, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses Chinese human rights advocates who have initiated the circulation of documents in regards to civil rights and social justice in the People's Republic of China.


Trends. Mexico, Illicit Drugs, And Psychological Assessment: Reliability And Validity As Pipe Dreams, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. Mexico, Illicit Drugs, And Psychological Assessment: Reliability And Validity As Pipe Dreams, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses top-level and elite law enforcement and criminal justice officials in Mexico seem to have been cooperating with illicit drug-trafficking organizations and the support that they get from the United States.


Original Sin And The Power Of Narrative In Intelligence Operations, Editor Sep 1998

Original Sin And The Power Of Narrative In Intelligence Operations, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article illustrates how the intent of a political community to demand sinless behavior in its leaders can sow the seeds for that community's demise.


Sexual Seduction, Illicit Sex, And Licit Sex: International And National Leaders As Targets Of Intelligence Operations, Editor Sep 1998

Sexual Seduction, Illicit Sex, And Licit Sex: International And National Leaders As Targets Of Intelligence Operations, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the varied consequences that could be achieved by a hostile intelligence service through effecting the sexual seduction of an international or national leader or through exploiting ongoing illicit or licit sex engaged in by that leader.


The Clash Of Civilizations In The 21st Century: A Political Psychology Of Messianics, Charismatics, And Schismatics, Editor Sep 1998

The Clash Of Civilizations In The 21st Century: A Political Psychology Of Messianics, Charismatics, And Schismatics, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes psychological Issues that may contribute to or mitigate against ongoing and intense political violence between Islamic political entities and those typed as Judeo-Christian.


Trends. Sharing Data On Missile Launches: A New Version Of An Old Idea, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. Sharing Data On Missile Launches: A New Version Of An Old Idea, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

In this article, the author discusses the agreement that was announced, the United States and Russia, to quickly share data about the launch of ballistic missiles and space payloads.


Trends. National Security Policy And Toleration For Ambiguity: Israel, Northern Ireland, North Korea, And The World, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. National Security Policy And Toleration For Ambiguity: Israel, Northern Ireland, North Korea, And The World, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses one of many dichotomies comprising the development, implementation, and evaluation of security policies that is between clarity and ambiguity.


From Winning Hearts And Minds To Shaping Behaviors: Nation-Building As A New Psychology Of Antiterrorism, Editor Aug 1998

From Winning Hearts And Minds To Shaping Behaviors: Nation-Building As A New Psychology Of Antiterrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a qualitative change in the psychology of antiterrorism through nationbuilding activities.


Trends. Kosovo And The United Nations: A Paean For Application Of Psychological Research On Good Samaritanism, Editor Aug 1998

Trends. Kosovo And The United Nations: A Paean For Application Of Psychological Research On Good Samaritanism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia that is beginning to employ a team of investigators, lawyers, and analysts who may--ultimately--identify, prosecute, and deter war crimes in Kosovo, observers might wonder what's taking so long and why the United Nations hasn't focused more emphatically on the Serbian military, paramilitary, and police attacks on ethnic Albanian civilians in recent weeks. Answers might include difficulties in identifying the behavioral referents of war crime, fears that more determined intervention might deleteriously affect humanitarian aid to the many internal refugees, fears that humanitarian aid personnel might be further ...


The Psychology Of Political Oppression: Studying False Consciousness, Editor Aug 1998

The Psychology Of Political Oppression: Studying False Consciousness, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Starting with this Issue, IBPP will be reporting on a series of research presentations--each with relevance to political psychology--from the 1998 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. The following article describes the work of John T. Jost of Stanford University.


Words And Actions: The Referent As A Problem In The Deterrence Of Nuclear Weapons Employment, Editor Aug 1998

Words And Actions: The Referent As A Problem In The Deterrence Of Nuclear Weapons Employment, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes difficulties in identifying action referents of the word deterrence. These difficulties pose a significant problem for developing and implementing security policies against adversaries' employment of weapons of mass destruction.


Trends. Terrorism And Sanctions: A Problem With Iran, Editor Aug 1998

Trends. Terrorism And Sanctions: A Problem With Iran, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the three kinds of activities, Iran continues to be engaged in, that preclude closer cooperation with the US and the sanctions that have been declared against Iran.


Popular Culture And The Mass Media In The Service Of Politics: The Wounds Of Gender Representation, Editor Aug 1998

Popular Culture And The Mass Media In The Service Of Politics: The Wounds Of Gender Representation, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies and analyzes the phenomenon of gender representation as it impacts on the political application of popular culture and the mass media. Political authorities' social control and political leaders' and candidates' attractiveness are of special concern. For explanatory support, the article employs a "star" of popular music--viz., rock n' roll music from the United States--from the interlude 1956-1957.


Peace Psychologists: Necessarily Complicit In Political Violence?, Editor Jul 1998

Peace Psychologists: Necessarily Complicit In Political Violence?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents an argument that the basic and applied research of peace psychologists does not attenuate but contributes to violent political conflict.


Trends. A Post-Postmodern Terrorism: Examples From Colombia And Spain, Editor Jul 1998

Trends. A Post-Postmodern Terrorism: Examples From Colombia And Spain, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses basic concepts of terrorism.