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A Research Agenda in India for Political Psychologists: Fanning the Flames of Political Violence or Dousing Them? — January 29, 1999

This article describes psychological Issues about the incitement of political violence in India that merits further attention by political psychologists.

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Query from an IBPP Reader: The Nature of Time in Organizations — January 29, 1999

This article responds to an IBPP reader's query about time in organizations--viz., time limits (or lack thereof) for positions in organizations, time length of incumbency for such positions, and number of times on can be re-elected or otherwise chosen for an organizational position.

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Religion as Opium, Religion as Vitamin: Comments on Pope John Paul II's Papacy and Political Power — January 29, 1999

This article considers the interface between institutionalized and organized religion on the one hand and formally constituted and secular governmental authority on the other, in the context of Pope John Paul II's papacy.

IBPP Research Associates

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From the IBPP Research Associates. Brazil: Louise Madeira — January 29, 1999
Louise Madeira

The author, a psychologist working in Brazil, discusses the Brazilian Economic Crisis.

Trends

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Trends. Evolutionary Theories, Iceland, and An Opportunity It Can't Refuse — January 28, 1999
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The author discusses a major Swiss pharmaceutical company that plans on investing in Icelandic deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).

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Trends. The Devil's in the Details: The Vatican and Exorcism — January 28, 1999
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The author discusses the recent revision to the Roman Catholic ritual of exorcism.