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Humiliation and Terrorism: Final Common Pathway or Lowest Common Denominator? — September 27, 2002
Editor

This article describes complexities in attributing a construct termed the primary causal factor to terrorist behavior perpetrated by espousers of variants of something called radical Islam against the interests of the United States Government (USG) and against something called the West.

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The Double Edged Sword of Disaster Psychology in the Context of Terrorism — September 27, 2002
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This article describes implicit assumptions, and clinical and political implications, of prescriptions for psychological services in the aftermath of terrorism-created disaster. The article is one of a series in IBPP that focuses on crisis psychology, stress management, and critical incident debriefing in an era of a United States Government (USG)-announced war on terrorism with global reach.

IBPP Research Associates

 

IBPP Research Associates: Zimbabwe — September 27, 2002
Staff Reporter – The Financial Gazette (Zimbabwe)

The article discussed - Missing e-mails raise eyebrows, by a staff reporter at The Financial Gazette (Zimbabwe) - was posted on the September 26, 2002 issue of the publication online. While the article may not be provided in Scholarly Commons due to copyright restrictions, it is partially available in the archive at allAfrica.com (access to the full text requires readers to have an allAfrica.com subscription). Full text of the article is currently available at The Zimbabwe Situation.

The author discusses concerns about the possibility that internet and e-mail service providers in Zimbabwe regularly intercept and/or tamper with email messages.

Trends

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Trends. Self-Esteem and Terrorism — September 27, 2002
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This Trends article discusses the role self-esteem plays in terrorist behavior. Analysis includes the application of Jennifer Crocker and Connie T. Wolfe’s views as presented in their 2001 Psychological Review article “Contingencies of self-worth” (Vol 108 (3), pp. 593-623).