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Another Piece Of L.A.'S Natural Heritage Imperiled, Cheryl Swift, Robert Gottlieb Dec 2000

Another Piece Of L.A.'S Natural Heritage Imperiled, Cheryl Swift, Robert Gottlieb

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Trends. Terrorism, Terror Management, And Faking Mental Disorder, Editor Dec 2000

Trends. Terrorism, Terror Management, And Faking Mental Disorder, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights the difficulty of determining if defendants on trial are faking mental disorder. The case in question involves the bombing of United States embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.


Ideologies That Kill: One Way In, No Way Out, Editor Dec 2000

Ideologies That Kill: One Way In, No Way Out, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the phenomenon of ideology as an ineluctable trap from which there is no detour and no escape.


Agent Provocateurs In The Mideast, Editor Dec 2000

Agent Provocateurs In The Mideast, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes examples of agent provocateurs in the context of conflict between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA.)


Sanctions And Nonproliferation Behavior: Missing On Missiles, Editor Dec 2000

Sanctions And Nonproliferation Behavior: Missing On Missiles, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes political psychologies supporting United States (US) sanctions-related behavior towards the People's Republic of China's (PRC) exporting of missiles, missile components, and missile technology.


An Update On The Political Psychology Of Sex And Personnel Security, Editor Dec 2000

An Update On The Political Psychology Of Sex And Personnel Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the positive and negative contributions of scientific psychology to the interface of sexual orientation and personnel security.


Trends. The Unconditional As Conditional: We Are All Tamils, Editor Dec 2000

Trends. The Unconditional As Conditional: We Are All Tamils, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the problematic nature of the term "unconditional" when applied to peace talks, in this case in Sri Lanka between the Tamil Tigers and the Sri Lankan government.


Trends. Head Count And Nuclear War: What To Believe, Editor Nov 2000

Trends. Head Count And Nuclear War: What To Believe, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses three significant conundrums that arise in planning to deter nuclear war: 1. decapitation of the strength of the opposition; 2. lack of clear ontological validity for nuclear weapons-related language; and 3. the simultaneity of deterrence and provocation in one action.


Trends. In Absurdio Redux: The Real Message Of The Bush-Gore Elections, Editor Nov 2000

Trends. In Absurdio Redux: The Real Message Of The Bush-Gore Elections, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses voting in U.S. presidential elections, and why people vote the way they do.


Colombia Cognitive Straits: No Way Out In A Maze Of Words, Editor Nov 2000

Colombia Cognitive Straits: No Way Out In A Maze Of Words, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the untenable cognitive position of many Colombian citizens without the material means to emigrate away from the current political upheaval.


Trends. Psychological Pathways To Suicidal Terrorism, Editor Nov 2000

Trends. Psychological Pathways To Suicidal Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses psychological pathways to suicidal terrorism. This discussion includes aspects of both social cognition and social learning, as well as philosophical psychology.


The Yale Political Quarterly 2000 November, The Politic, Inc. Nov 2000

The Yale Political Quarterly 2000 November, The Politic, Inc.

The Politic

No abstract provided.


Trends. Honest Broker As Broken Concept: A Middle East Example, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Honest Broker As Broken Concept: A Middle East Example, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the psychological and practical difficulties of being an honest broker of peace between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority.


Trends. When Is A Psychological Profile Not A Psychological Profile? The Fbi And School Violence, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. When Is A Psychological Profile Not A Psychological Profile? The Fbi And School Violence, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the difficulties of predicting and preventing school violence. Though the FBI does have a list of "warning signs" by which to evaluate potential perpetrators of lethal school violence, they do not consider this list to be a profile. This is especially true given that no reliable predictors of lethal school violence have been found.


Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Editor Oct 2000

Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes difficulties in forging foreign policy consensus on preventing, attenuating, or intervening to stop genocide.


Trends. Spillover: Is United States Government Military Aid To Colombia All Wet?, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Spillover: Is United States Government Military Aid To Colombia All Wet?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses spillover of conflicts in Colombia into surrounding countries as related to United States government military aid.


A Double Bind On Double Binds: Israel And The Palestinian National Authority, Editor Oct 2000

A Double Bind On Double Binds: Israel And The Palestinian National Authority, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a number of double binds within double binds confronting Israeli governmental decision makers concerning political violence perpetrated by representatives, supporters, and exploiters of the Palestinian National Authority in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, and Israel itself.


Terrorism In The Mideast And The United States Republican Presidential Campaign: Ideological Terror And Public Discourse, Editor Oct 2000

Terrorism In The Mideast And The United States Republican Presidential Campaign: Ideological Terror And Public Discourse, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the use of ideological terror by the United States (US) Republican presidential campaign in the wake of the terrorist attack on the USS Cole.


Trends. Sending Messages: The Fate Of Slobodan Milosevic, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Sending Messages: The Fate Of Slobodan Milosevic, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

As President Vojislav Kostunica continues to attempt to consolidate his political power throughout Yugoslavia, controversy still rages as to the fate of the former president, Slobodan Milosevic. Of special interest is whether he should be forced to stand trial at The Hague as an indicted war criminal.

This article discusses arguments for and against Milosevic standing trial.


Trends. Psychologies Of Personnel Security And Counterintelligence Failure: Racism, Satisficing, And Wen Ho Lee, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Psychologies Of Personnel Security And Counterintelligence Failure: Racism, Satisficing, And Wen Ho Lee, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses issues surrounding the actions of Mr. Wen Ho Lee in the context of espionage, treason, and national security as well as racial profiling and the problems with conducting counterintelligence.


Trends. Terrorism Wins Again And Again: Explosion In The Port Of Aden, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Terrorism Wins Again And Again: Explosion In The Port Of Aden, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the nature of terrorism as a long-established means for accomplishing political goals via targeting survivors of terrorist attacks.


Back To The F Scale: Milosevic As Authoritarian, Editor Oct 2000

Back To The F Scale: Milosevic As Authoritarian, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the "fit" of Slobodan Milosevic's personality with the classic construct of the authoritarian as conceptualized by the initial form of the F Scale.


Nuclear Weapons In The 21st Century: Sense, Nonsense, No Sense, Editor Oct 2000

Nuclear Weapons In The 21st Century: Sense, Nonsense, No Sense, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article considers commonly posited benefits of nation-states' possessing nuclear weapons.


Trends. Dirty Little Secrets On Secrets: The Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2001, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Dirty Little Secrets On Secrets: The Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2001, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the phenomena of leaking and overclassification of information in the context of national security.


International Relations Syllabus, Steven Alan Samson Oct 2000

International Relations Syllabus, Steven Alan Samson

Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Terror Management Theory, Terrorism, And Terror: Political Psychological Status, Editor Sep 2000

Terror Management Theory, Terrorism, And Terror: Political Psychological Status, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a commentary on the utility of terror management theory in understanding, explaining, preventing, and resolving incidents of terrorism.


On Ethical Peacekeeping: Ambivalence And Politics At The United Nations, Editor Sep 2000

On Ethical Peacekeeping: Ambivalence And Politics At The United Nations, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights the significant interdependence between strategic and ethical concerns in international peacekeeping controlled by the United Nations (UN).


California's Housing Crisis Affects Us All, Jan Breidenbach, Peter Dreier Sep 2000

California's Housing Crisis Affects Us All, Jan Breidenbach, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


The Pollard Case And The Nature Of Espionage, Editor Sep 2000

The Pollard Case And The Nature Of Espionage, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some common misconceptions in evaluating the appropriateness of penalties for individuals convicted of espionage.


A Review Of "Vanishing Borders: Protecting The Planet In The Age Of Globalization" By Hilary French: Implications For Peace, Editor Sep 2000

A Review Of "Vanishing Borders: Protecting The Planet In The Age Of Globalization" By Hilary French: Implications For Peace, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article reviews a recent book by Hilary French, vice president for research at the Worldwatch Institute.