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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.


The Truth On Living In Truth, Editor Nov 2000

The Truth On Living In Truth, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article delineates a significant problem with Vaclav Havel's analysis of the power of the powerless through living in truth.


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.


Woman As Contender For The United States Presidency: A Look At The Movie, "The Contender", Editor Oct 2000

Woman As Contender For The United States Presidency: A Look At The Movie, "The Contender", Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores whether the movie, "The Contender," supports the viability of a woman for the presidency of the United States.


Mass Media And Violence: Science As Ideology, Ideology As Science, Editor Sep 2000

Mass Media And Violence: Science As Ideology, Ideology As Science, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article critiques a commonly promulgated belief that mass media-conveyed violence induces commensurate behavioral violence in its recipients.


Trends. Politics And Psychology: The Effect Of Political Transition On Russian Families, Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Politics And Psychology: The Effect Of Political Transition On Russian Families, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines the work of Dr. Alexander Shapiro of Moscow, the Russian Federation, and a paper he presented at the 108th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association in Washington, DC. The paper discussed the effects of political transition on Russian family life.


Trends. Abuses Of Child Abuse: Suspecting The Usual Suspects In The World Of Elian Gonzalez, Editor Apr 2000

Trends. Abuses Of Child Abuse: Suspecting The Usual Suspects In The World Of Elian Gonzalez, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the concept of child abuse, and expert opinion about it, pertaining to the Elian Gonzalez case. Many different definitions of child abuse were applied to the situation (from differing perspectives) as authorities tried to decide if Gonzalez belonged in Miami, Florida with is "new family," or in Cuba with his father.


Pre-Columbian Contact With The Americas Across The Oceans: An Annotated Bibliography, Second Edition, Roger W. Wescott Apr 2000

Pre-Columbian Contact With The Americas Across The Oceans: An Annotated Bibliography, Second Edition, Roger W. Wescott

Comparative Civilizations Review

No abstract provided.


Mackey, Sandra: The Iranians: Persia, Islam And The Soul Of A Nation., Laina Farhat-Holzman Apr 2000

Mackey, Sandra: The Iranians: Persia, Islam And The Soul Of A Nation., Laina Farhat-Holzman

Comparative Civilizations Review

No abstract provided.


Globalization And Race Hierarchy In The United States, James Jennings Mar 2000

Globalization And Race Hierarchy In The United States, James Jennings

New England Journal of Public Policy

National economies have become irreversibly globalized while racial and ethnic divisions continue to be a reality in many societies. The author has set forth three different scenarios in an attempt to explain the link between globalization and racial and ethnic relations: (1) globalization limits national growth, thus contributing to increased racial and ethnic tensions; (2) globalization does not affect racial and ethnic relations either positively or negatively; and (3) globalization expands domestic economies, consequently helping to reduce racial and ethnic tensions within national borders. This article explores these scenarios and shows that globalization through immigration and movement of capital can ...


Trends. Political Psychologies And The Welfare Of Elian Gonzalez, Editor Jan 2000

Trends. Political Psychologies And The Welfare Of Elian Gonzalez, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses issues surrounding the rescue of 6-year-old Cuban boy Elian Gonzalez.


The Professional Academic And Hubris: The Case Of Yongyi Song, Editor Jan 2000

The Professional Academic And Hubris: The Case Of Yongyi Song, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a reification of academic activities in a world where there may be many kings. This reification is often employed as a vehicle to support human and civil rights initiatives. Unfortunately, this vehicle may mitigate against such rights.


Women Creating Social Capital And Social Change, Marilyn Gittell, Isolda Ortega-Bustamante, Tracey Steffy Jan 2000

Women Creating Social Capital And Social Change, Marilyn Gittell, Isolda Ortega-Bustamante, Tracey Steffy

Trotter Review

As Community Development Organizations (CDOs) are the primary vehicle for development in low-income neighborhoods, scholars have begun to examine them in terms of the degree to which they increase citizen participation, increase civic capacity, as well as stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods through the creation of social capital. According to Putnam, civic action requires the existence of social capital; he defines social capital as "norms, trust, and networks." As Gittell and Vidal note, there has been a "virtual industry of interest and action created around the implication of Putnam's findings for the development of low-income communities."

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