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Some Truth About Truth Commissions Iii: An Example From Poland, Editor Aug 2000

Some Truth About Truth Commissions Iii: An Example From Poland, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some unintended but predictable consequences of truth commissions impeding the consolidation of democracy in post-totalitarian and post-authoritarian states.


Ibpp Research Associates: Mexico, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate, Salvador Plascencia Aug 2000

Ibpp Research Associates: Mexico, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate, Salvador Plascencia

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article is an interview conducted by IBPP Research Associate, Mr. Gil Grein, with Salvador Plascencia, an executive assistant/buyer living in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. The interview covers conditions in Tijuana as well as opinions about the Vicente Fox administration.


A Place For Ahistoricism In The Mideast, Editor Aug 2000

A Place For Ahistoricism In The Mideast, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article advocates for an ahistoricism in conflict resolution between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA).


Trends. Hugo Chavez And Loyalty: What Venezuela Can Teach Us About Ourselves, Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Hugo Chavez And Loyalty: What Venezuela Can Teach Us About Ourselves, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses and evaluates the actions of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who, after winning a procedurally fair, democratic election, chose members of his political team based on loyalty rather than expertise.


Perspectives On Psychobiography With Reference To John Keane's "Vaclav Havel: A Political Tragedy In Six Acts", Editor Aug 2000

Perspectives On Psychobiography With Reference To John Keane's "Vaclav Havel: A Political Tragedy In Six Acts", Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some salient features of psychobiography and relates them to a recently released biography of Vaclav Havel.


Trends. Totem And Taboo: The Real Meaning Of Camp David Ii, Editor Jul 2000

Trends. Totem And Taboo: The Real Meaning Of Camp David Ii, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses peace negotiations at Camp David between Israel, the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), and the United States, and taboos hindering any successful resolution as long as they remain hidden.


Sacred Politics: Is Heaven Closed To The Wretched Of The Earth?, Editor Jul 2000

Sacred Politics: Is Heaven Closed To The Wretched Of The Earth?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the political and religious implications of a decision by the leaders of a religious institution for many of its followers and the appeal of the religion itself.


Responding To Innuendo: A Case From The Ivory Coast, Editor Jul 2000

Responding To Innuendo: A Case From The Ivory Coast, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some of the psychological Issues involved in successfully responding to political innuendo.


Trends. The Effects Of Televised Violence: Anecdotal Data From Lebanon, Editor Jul 2000

Trends. The Effects Of Televised Violence: Anecdotal Data From Lebanon, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the effects of televised violence in Lebanon, and its impact on both Hezbollah and Israeli Defense Forces.


Trends. The Attack On Mbeki: Praising Through Damning, Editor Jul 2000

Trends. The Attack On Mbeki: Praising Through Damning, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the controversial contention by President Thabo Mbeki of the Republic of South Africa that poverty and lack of health infrastructures are the causes of AIDS and HIV in Africa instead of limiting his analysis to the biological line of virus inducing disease.


The Public Psychologies Of Terrorism: An Example From France, Editor Jul 2000

The Public Psychologies Of Terrorism: An Example From France, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes several hypothetical intrapsychic phenomena that may be activated to engender terrorist behavior after the publicization of a terrorist event.


The Concept And Practice Of Representative Democracy In Post-Communist Eastern Europe, Georgeta V. Pourchot Jul 2000

The Concept And Practice Of Representative Democracy In Post-Communist Eastern Europe, Georgeta V. Pourchot

Graduate Program in International Studies Theses & Dissertations

Using the concept of representation, this study advances a comparative interpretive analysis which makes use of hard statistical data and soft data to assess the direction of democratization in Eastern Europe between 1990 and 1998. Specifically, the study looks at how governments in Eastern Europe chose to heed constituencies' calls for the institution of a market economy, and analyzes the degree of government responsiveness towards constituencies. The study finds that the region is moving towards a more responsible and responsive type of governance, but at different paces and degrees. Poland leads with respect to government responsiveness. The Czech Republic displays ...


A Future Of Human And Civil Rights In Zimbabwe: Ideology And Outcome Research, Editor Jun 2000

A Future Of Human And Civil Rights In Zimbabwe: Ideology And Outcome Research, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes two common approaches to achieving human and civil rights and what may be needed to select among these and other approaches.


The Psychology Of Rogue Nations, Missile Defense, And Self Defense, Editor Jun 2000

The Psychology Of Rogue Nations, Missile Defense, And Self Defense, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the construct and psychological meanings of "rogue nation."


Trends. Young Dr. Assad: Seeing Is Believing, The Child Is Father To The Man, Or The Father Of The Child Is The Father To The Man?, Editor Jun 2000

Trends. Young Dr. Assad: Seeing Is Believing, The Child Is Father To The Man, Or The Father Of The Child Is The Father To The Man?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses predictions about national leadership based on early psychological challenges and modes of response, with Bashar al-Assad of Syria as an example.


Terrorism In The 21st Century: Are There Lessons To Be Learned From The Israeli Withdrawal From Southern Lebanon?, Editor Jun 2000

Terrorism In The 21st Century: Are There Lessons To Be Learned From The Israeli Withdrawal From Southern Lebanon?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the recent Israeli military withdrawal from southern Lebanon in the context of the efficacy of terrorism in the 21st century.


Trends. Throwing Out The Baby With The Bathwater: Form And Substance Of Peruvian Democracy, Editor Jun 2000

Trends. Throwing Out The Baby With The Bathwater: Form And Substance Of Peruvian Democracy, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses corruption and democracy in Peru during the time of President Alberto Fujimori.


A Story For All Americans: Vietnam, Victims, And Veterans, Frank L. Grzyb, John F. Kerry Jun 2000

A Story For All Americans: Vietnam, Victims, And Veterans, Frank L. Grzyb, John F. Kerry

Purdue University Press Books

Story for All Americans: Vietnam, Victims, and Veterans (formerly titled, Touched by the Dragon) details wartime accounts of average servicemen and women-some heroic, some frightening, some amusing, some nearly unbelievable. The work is a historical compendium of fascinating and compelling stories woven together in a theme format. What makes this book truly unique, however, is its absence of literary pretentiousness. Relating oral accounts, the veterans speak in a no-nonsense, matter-of-fact way. As seen through the eyes of the veterans, the stories include first-person experiences of infantry soldiers, a flight officer, a medic, a nurse, a combat engineer, an intelligence soldier ...


The Political Psychology Of Embargoes: An Example From The Eritrean-Ethiopian War, Editor May 2000

The Political Psychology Of Embargoes: An Example From The Eritrean-Ethiopian War, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes psychological inferences embraced by supporters and opponents of embargoes as tools to prevent, end, or moderate political violence between nation-states.


Ibpp Research Associates: Israel/Lebanon, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate, Nadav Morag - Tel Aviv University May 2000

Ibpp Research Associates: Israel/Lebanon, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate, Nadav Morag - Tel Aviv University

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article is an interview wherein the participants discuss the ramifications of pulling Israeli troops out of southern Lebanon. Conflict participants include: Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), Southern Lebanese Army (SLA), Hezbollah, and United Nations forces.


Neutrality, Peacekeeping, And Globalization: Problems For The United Nations In Africa, Editor May 2000

Neutrality, Peacekeeping, And Globalization: Problems For The United Nations In Africa, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes problems facing the United Nations as it seeks to effect its global mandate to foster peace, resolve conflict, and otherwise contribute to human welfare.


Trends. Can One Be Against The Withdrawal Of An Occupying Force? The Case Of Israel And Editor: Southern Lebanon, Editor May 2000

Trends. Can One Be Against The Withdrawal Of An Occupying Force? The Case Of Israel And Editor: Southern Lebanon, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the potential political and military ramifications of Israel withdrawing its occupying forces from Southern Lebanon.


The Power Of Symbolism: Disarmament In Northern Ireland, Editor May 2000

The Power Of Symbolism: Disarmament In Northern Ireland, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores recent events in Northern Ireland to highlight the import of symbolism in the resolution of political conflict.


The Philippines In The Asian Financial Crisis: How The Sick Man Avoided Pneumonia, Marcus Noland May 2000

The Philippines In The Asian Financial Crisis: How The Sick Man Avoided Pneumonia, Marcus Noland

Marcus Noland

No abstract provided.


Elian: Projective Icon Of Psychology, Editor Apr 2000

Elian: Projective Icon Of Psychology, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes how the Elian Gonzalez story has served to expose shortfalls in clinical psychological practice.


Nuclear Weapons Diplomacy: Russian Victories And United States Defeats In The Post Cold War Era, Editor Apr 2000

Nuclear Weapons Diplomacy: Russian Victories And United States Defeats In The Post Cold War Era, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the status and dynamics of the latest nuclear weapons diplomacy between the United States and Russia.


Trends. United States Foreign Policy, Iran, And Mirror Imaging, Editor Apr 2000

Trends. United States Foreign Policy, Iran, And Mirror Imaging, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the tension between the rule of law and democracy vs. religious authority in the context of international relations between the United States and Iran.


Trends. On Drugs? Response To The Peruvian Elections, Editor Apr 2000

Trends. On Drugs? Response To The Peruvian Elections, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses electoral "dirty tricks" in the Peruvian election between President Alberto Fuimori and Mr. Alejandro Toledo. The article also discusses comments made by the head of the United States (US) Office of National Drug Policy and Control, General Barry R. McCaffrey.


Cultural Sensitivity As Malign Attribution: The United Nations And Planning For Arms Inspections In Iraq, Editor Apr 2000

Cultural Sensitivity As Malign Attribution: The United Nations And Planning For Arms Inspections In Iraq, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a subtext of United Nations (UN) planning for arms inspections in Iraq.


Racial Profiling In The Persian Gulf: Ethical, Moral, And Legal Implications, Editor Apr 2000

Racial Profiling In The Persian Gulf: Ethical, Moral, And Legal Implications, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes attributions about race and ethnicity that color the discourse on the ethics, morality, and legality of profiling.