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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.


Sanctimony On Sanctions: What The United States And Russia Have In Common, Editor Dec 2000

Sanctimony On Sanctions: What The United States And Russia Have In Common, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes political psychological issues related to consequences stemming from political sanctions.


Trends. Psychology And Sin In Brazil: What Will The Future Bring?, Editor Dec 2000

Trends. Psychology And Sin In Brazil: What Will The Future Bring?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article announces the upcoming confirmation of Marisa Almeida del'Isola e Diniz as the head of the Brazilian Intelligence Agency and questions how her background in psychology may affect the country.


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.


Trends. Red Blues: The Psychology Of National Anthems, Editor Dec 2000

Trends. Red Blues: The Psychology Of National Anthems, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the political and psychological aspects of music using the Russian national anthem as an example.


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.


The Political Psychology Of Photographic Images: Facts, Fiction, And Superstition, Editor Dec 2000

The Political Psychology Of Photographic Images: Facts, Fiction, And Superstition, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes psychological research that might make it less likely that bans against photographic images in Third World countries are viewed by Western observers as products of backwardness and ignorance.


The Two Koreas: Prospects For Economic Cooperation And Integration, Marcus Noland Dec 2000

The Two Koreas: Prospects For Economic Cooperation And Integration, Marcus Noland

Marcus Noland

After nearly a half century of strident adherence to the principles of socialism and self-reliance, North Korea may be on the verge of opening itself to outside aid and advice. Motivators include a decade of economic trouble punctuated by declining output and famine as well as underdeveloped infrastructures and reduction in foreign trade and material support. The limits of national selfsufficiency may finally have become admissible in North Korea, as evidenced by recent diplomatic negotiations and cooperative commercial projects with capitalist nations. South Korea, meanwhile, is struggling to regain ground lost in the financial crisis and to correct faults in ...


American Irish Newsletter - December 2000, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Dec 2000

American Irish Newsletter - December 2000, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Editor's Notebook: The World's Greatest Democracy?, Michael Kryzanek Dec 2000

Editor's Notebook: The World's Greatest Democracy?, Michael Kryzanek

Bridgewater Review

No abstract provided.


Symbolic Racism In The 1995 Louisiana Gubernatorial Election, Jonathan Knuckley, Byron D. Orey Dec 2000

Symbolic Racism In The 1995 Louisiana Gubernatorial Election, Jonathan Knuckley, Byron D. Orey

Faculty Publications: Political Science

In this paper we explore the effects of symbolic racism on the intended vote choice of whites by examining a white-on-black statewide election. It is argued that symbolic racial attitudes will be activated in a white-on-black election simply because of the mere presence of a black candidate. Methods. The white prospective vote for a white racially conservative candidate is examined using survey data from the 1995 Louisiana gubernatorial runoff conducted by the University of New Orleans Survey Research Center. Results. Symbolic racism was a strong predictor of intended vote choice, even after controlling for partisan identification and self-identified political philosophy ...


The Federal Election Commission: An Analysis Of Administrative Behavior, Maurice C. Sheppard Dec 2000

The Federal Election Commission: An Analysis Of Administrative Behavior, Maurice C. Sheppard

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Trends. The United States Presidential Election: Curds And Wheys, Words And Cays, Editor Dec 2000

Trends. The United States Presidential Election: Curds And Wheys, Words And Cays, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the corruption of language and meaning in U.S. politics, particularly involving the U.S. presidential election.


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.)


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.


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.


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.


Resolution 00-5-F - Reaffirmation Of Purpose, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2000

Resolution 00-5-F - Reaffirmation Of Purpose, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution for SGA to reaffirm its purpose as student representatives.


Resolution 00-6-F - Course Outline, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2000

Resolution 00-6-F - Course Outline, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution to provide students with major / minor course outlines.


Life At The Bottom, Ananya Vajpeyi Nov 2000

Life At The Bottom, Ananya Vajpeyi

Ananya Vajpeyi

No abstract provided.


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.


Restraints On Restraint: Attributions And Israeli Violence, Editor Nov 2000

Restraints On Restraint: Attributions And Israeli Violence, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes aspects of social cognition that may be implicated in conclusions about the degree of restraint attributed to acts of violence perpetrated by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) towards some individuals claiming the identity of Palestinians who live in Gaza, the West Bank, and Israel itself.


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.


Resolution 00-3-F - Stone Stairway, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2000

Resolution 00-3-F - Stone Stairway, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution to restore the stone walkways in front of Van Meter Hall.


Resolution 00-4-F - University Boulevard Crosswalk, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2000

Resolution 00-4-F - University Boulevard Crosswalk, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution to install a pedestrian switch at the University Boulevard crosswalk.


World Coffee Markets And National Coffee Parastatals Since 1989: A Comparative Study Of Colombia And Cote D'Ivoire, Laura Elizabeth Boudon Nov 2000

World Coffee Markets And National Coffee Parastatals Since 1989: A Comparative Study Of Colombia And Cote D'Ivoire, Laura Elizabeth Boudon

FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The International Coffee Agreements (ICA) involved the majority of nations producing and consuming coffee and provided relative economic stability to the coffee sectors of the exporting Third World countries. This study focuses on the serious impact of the 1989 collapse of the ICA on the domestic coffee sectors of Colombia and Cote d'Ivoire. In particular, the dissertation examines the role of the Colombian and Ivoirian coffee parastatals, the Federacion Nacional de Cafeteros de Colombia and the Caisse de Stabilisation et Soutien des Prix des Produits Agricoles, during the crisis and their transformation by it.

The theoretical framework employed in ...


Colombia: The Political Psychology Of Fusarium Oxysporum, Editor Nov 2000

Colombia: The Political Psychology Of Fusarium Oxysporum, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents a brief outline of caveats associated with the employment of fusarium oxysporum to eradicate coca and opium poppy production. These caveats are based on an analysis developed by Dr. Archie Dickey, an environmental biologist at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona, USA.


More Word Games In The United States Presidential Campaign: Intervention And Isolation, Editor Nov 2000

More Word Games In The United States Presidential Campaign: Intervention And Isolation, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights a corruption of language in public discourse related to the United States (US) presidential campaign.


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.