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Trends. Psychological Discord At The War Crimes Tribunal, Editor Dec 1999

Trends. Psychological Discord At The War Crimes Tribunal, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses possible external signs of a perpetrator of genocide.


Trends. Self, Security, And The Twenty-First Century, Editor Dec 1999

Trends. Self, Security, And The Twenty-First Century, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

the author discusses impact of globalization and an ever-greater access to convenient, efficient, comprehensive, and quick telecommunications on the facilitation of the construction of a new homogeneous self.


European Integration And The Expansion Of The European Union: Identity Formation In Europe, Aaron P. Boesenecker Dec 1999

European Integration And The Expansion Of The European Union: Identity Formation In Europe, Aaron P. Boesenecker

Honors Theses

The states of Europe and the European Union are facing one of the greatest challenges since the founding of the European Community in the 1950s. The collapse of the Soviet Union and end of the Cold War have served to strengthen the position of the European Union as a guarantor of democracy, peace, and fundamental human rights in Europe. However, crises such as the Balkan conflicts of recent years have also exposed inherent weaknesses in the Union's ability to respond to the changing international environment. As the Amsterdam Treaty entered into effect on 1 May 1999, the EU marked ...


Mishandling The Mishandling Of Classified Information? The Wen Ho Lee Case, Editor Dec 1999

Mishandling The Mishandling Of Classified Information? The Wen Ho Lee Case, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article comments on allegations that various United States Government (USG) authorities have mishandled allegations that a Los Alamos computer scientist, Wen Ho Lee, has mishandled classified information bearing on USG nuclear weapons and may have committed espionage in the service of the People's Republic of China (PRC).


Ibpp Research Associates: Seattle, Washington, United States Of America, Catherine Stupar, Editor Dec 1999

Ibpp Research Associates: Seattle, Washington, United States Of America, Catherine Stupar, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article is a November 30, 1999 interview of two Pakistani representatives by IBPP Research Associate Catherine Stupar at the World Trade Organization's 3rd Ministerial Series, Seattle Round.

Author and IBPP commentary are included.


Food For Thought On Food As A Weapon In The Sudan, Editor Dec 1999

Food For Thought On Food As A Weapon In The Sudan, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes conceptual Issues surrounding a United States Government policy authorizing food assistance to armed opposition groups in southern Sudan.


Law Enforcement And Political Demonstrations As The Whole World Watches: The Rise Of Globocop?, Editor Dec 1999

Law Enforcement And Political Demonstrations As The Whole World Watches: The Rise Of Globocop?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article posits that--at present--the promise of global telecommunications-induced progress for human and civil rights may be oversold.


Trends. Defenses Of Anti-Ballistic Missile Defenses, Editor Dec 1999

Trends. Defenses Of Anti-Ballistic Missile Defenses, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses the belief by opponents of developing new and improved anti-ballistic missile (ABM) defenses,that such a change may risk a new nuclear weapons arms race.


Trends. Drug Addictions: National Policy On Illicit Drugs, Editor Dec 1999

Trends. Drug Addictions: National Policy On Illicit Drugs, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses the proposed integrating of drug testing and treatment into the various phases of the criminal justice process.


Dumping Anti-Dumping Laws, Editor Dec 1999

Dumping Anti-Dumping Laws, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the rationales behind United States Government (USG) anti-dumping laws and finds such laws harmful to USG strategic interests.


Bill #99- -F - Web Page Outline, Wku Student Government Association Dec 1999

Bill #99- -F - Web Page Outline, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill amending the SGA constitution to include website guidelines.


Shocked, Shocked In Serbia: Fundamental Attribution Errors, Editor Dec 1999

Shocked, Shocked In Serbia: Fundamental Attribution Errors, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes many of the conflicting causal attributions bearing on the European Union's attempts to provide heating fuel to Serbian towns controlled by political parties in opposition to the ruling Serbian coalition supporting the President of Yugoslavia, Slobodan Milosevic.


The Gavel, Wku Student Government Association Dec 1999

The Gavel, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

WKU Student Government Association newsletter, The Gavel, November 1999, includes calendar of events.


Majority Rule Or Minority Will: Adherence To Precedent On The Us Supreme Court By Harold J. Spaeth And Jeffrey A. Segal, Donald R. Songer Dec 1999

Majority Rule Or Minority Will: Adherence To Precedent On The Us Supreme Court By Harold J. Spaeth And Jeffrey A. Segal, Donald R. Songer

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


American Irish Newsletter - December 1999, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Dec 1999

American Irish Newsletter - December 1999, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Mlgpa News (December 1999), Betsy Smith Dec 1999

Mlgpa News (December 1999), Betsy Smith

MLGPA News

No abstract provided.


The Yale Political Quarterly 1999 December, The Politic, Inc. Dec 1999

The Yale Political Quarterly 1999 December, The Politic, Inc.

The Politic

No abstract provided.


Women And Work: An Analysis Of The Sociological And Historical Trends Of Maternity Leave Policies In The U.S., Gina M. Schrader Dec 1999

Women And Work: An Analysis Of The Sociological And Historical Trends Of Maternity Leave Policies In The U.S., Gina M. Schrader

Honors Theses

This paper presents an analysis of maternity rights and regulations within the context of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 and the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993. First, I will define the legislation while observing the sociological and historical significance of the legislation. Second, I will analyze maternity leave policies of the modern working environment and address the increasing involvement of women within the workforce. Finally, I will examine the needs that are unmet within current policies and the possible alternatives.


The Future Of Banking: A Political Analysis For 1999 And Beyond, John Maffey Dec 1999

The Future Of Banking: A Political Analysis For 1999 And Beyond, John Maffey

Master's Theses

This study focuses on the cycle of politics and banking by analyzing the relationship amongst the three primary actors within the domestic financial subsystem; regulatory agencies, the banking industry, and members of Congress. The cycle consists of three stages; loosening or deregulatory behavior, tightening or reregulatory activity, and re-loosening, which is a return to deregulation. Legislation does not distinguish the stages, rather it ratifies existing behavior. Prior to legislative action, regulators grant bankers similar authority in an effort to enhance profitability or fend off competitors. Regulatory agencies provide mostly objective, non-partisan advice to Congress and supervision of the industry, acting ...


The Effects Of Negative Political Advertisements: A Meta-Analytic Assessment, Richard Lau, Lee Sigelman, Caroline Heldman, Paul Babbitt Nov 1999

The Effects Of Negative Political Advertisements: A Meta-Analytic Assessment, Richard Lau, Lee Sigelman, Caroline Heldman, Paul Babbitt

Caroline Heldman

The conventional wisdom about negative political advertisements holds that no one likes them, but they work, that is, they have the consequences their sponsors intend. Moreover, many analysts have expressed concern over the detrimental effects of such negativism on the American political system. We examine the accuracy of the conventional wisdom and the legitimacy of the fears about the consequences for the political system via meta-analysis, a systematic, quantitative review of the literature. The data do not support either contention. Negative political ads appear to be no more effective than positive ads and do not seem to have especially detrimental ...


Bill #99-17-F - Varsitybooks.Com, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1999

Bill #99-17-F - Varsitybooks.Com, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill to join VarsityBooks.com and post link from SGA website.


Bill #99-18-F - Extending Library Hours During Finals Week, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1999

Bill #99-18-F - Extending Library Hours During Finals Week, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill to extend library hours during finals week.


How A School Salad Bar Can Be A Learning Experience, Too, Robert Gottlieb, Michelle Mascarenhas Nov 1999

How A School Salad Bar Can Be A Learning Experience, Too, Robert Gottlieb, Michelle Mascarenhas

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Trends. The Political Psychology Of Abortion And United Nations Funding, Editor Nov 1999

Trends. The Political Psychology Of Abortion And United Nations Funding, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses United States (US) executive and legislative branches meddling in international policy, especially as it relates to abortion.


Fair Elections In Mexico: Much Ado About Nothing?, Editor Nov 1999

Fair Elections In Mexico: Much Ado About Nothing?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Competing definitions of fairness may induce furor over the fairness of elections.


Democracy, Political Violence, And The Problem Of We, Editor Nov 1999

Democracy, Political Violence, And The Problem Of We, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes an unsavory aspect of representative democracy that is less explored than most of its putative benefits.


Political Psychology Primer: Puerto Rican Nationalists And Clemency, Editor Nov 1999

Political Psychology Primer: Puerto Rican Nationalists And Clemency, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article contrasts public policy discourse, policy deliberations, and policy analysis on awarding clemency to nationalists supporting a politically violent organization.


Indonesia In Transition: People And Events, Jonathan Ping Nov 1999

Indonesia In Transition: People And Events, Jonathan Ping

Jonathan H. Ping

No abstract provided.


Education Under Occupation: Political Violence, Schooling, And Response In Cambodia, 1979-1989, Thomas Clayton Nov 1999

Education Under Occupation: Political Violence, Schooling, And Response In Cambodia, 1979-1989, Thomas Clayton

Linguistics Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Leftist Insurgent Movements In Colombia: How Moral Is Moral Suasion?, Editor Nov 1999

Leftist Insurgent Movements In Colombia: How Moral Is Moral Suasion?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores moral suasion as a tool of insurgency and the morality of such suasion.