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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.


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.


The Birth Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights, Michael Cooper Sep 1998

The Birth Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights, Michael Cooper

Michael D. Cooper, Esq.

This short article, written for an audience of U.S. based social science teachers, reviews the historical circumstances surrounding the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which the United Nations General Assembly adopted on December 10, 1948. The narrative focuses attention on the negotiating process and, in particular, Eleanor Roosevelt’s role as Chair of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, which drafted the landmark document.


Cuba: The Massacre Of The Tugboat And The Message In Fatima, Lael Varella Jul 1998

Cuba: The Massacre Of The Tugboat And The Message In Fatima, Lael Varella

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article was written by Lael Varella. Mr. Varella is a third-term federal delegate to the Brazilian Congress and a member of the present government's parliamentary coalition. He is one of the most active and energetic of Brazilian congressmen and is especially known for his speeches about international politics, education, and the social and psychological problems of youth. As well, he is an ardent defender of private property, advocate of individual free


Trends. Humane And Inhumane Rights: President Clinton's Trip To China, Editor Jul 1998

Trends. Humane And Inhumane Rights: President Clinton's Trip To China, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The editor discusses President Clinton's performance in China as one that variously exacerbated, paid lip service to, discounted, and/or ignored the human rights violations of his hosts.


Trends. U.S. Foreign Policy And The People's Republic Of China: A Behaviorist Perspective, Editor Jun 1998

Trends. U.S. Foreign Policy And The People's Republic Of China: A Behaviorist Perspective, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Re-posted from November 8, 1998 [IBPP, Vol. 1, No. 2] in the context of the most current controversies in United States (US)-People's Republic of China (PRC) relations, the editor discusses foreign policy as it relates to China through the lens of behavioral psychology.


Trends. Black, White, And Shades Of Grey: A Perspective On Kosovo, Editor Mar 1998

Trends. Black, White, And Shades Of Grey: A Perspective On Kosovo, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the brutal crackdowns by Serbian police and paramilitary forces against individuals of Albanian ethnicity in Kosovo province.


Trends. Human Rights In The People's Republic Of China: On Rewards And Leverage, Editor Mar 1998

Trends. Human Rights In The People's Republic Of China: On Rewards And Leverage, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the Clinton administration's announcement that it will not sponsor this year's resolution before the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva that would condemn the People's Republic of China (PRC) for human rights violations.


Trends. Terrorism In Algeria: The Psychology Of Extinction, Editor Jan 1998

Trends. Terrorism In Algeria: The Psychology Of Extinction, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses political election tactics primarily in Algeria.


Mexico: The Case For Creation Of A National Court Of Human Rights, Nauhcatzin T. Bravo-Aguilar Jan 1998

Mexico: The Case For Creation Of A National Court Of Human Rights, Nauhcatzin T. Bravo-Aguilar

LLM Theses and Essays

The continuing oppression and violation of human rights in Mexico is predicated on the abuse of executive power, suppression of the powers of the Comision Nacional de Derechos Humanos (the National Commission for the Protection of Human Rights), and the usurpation of the authority of the judiciary. This thesis conducts a comparative analysis of the protection of human rights under the Constitution of the United States, the German Basic Law, and the Constitution of Mexico. It analyses the concept of the judicial review of executive and legislative powers and advocates for the establishment of a National Court of Human Rights ...