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Analysis of Feminism III — September 17, 1999
Yvon Provençal and Editor

This is the third in a 5-part series on an analysis of feminism based on the research of Yvon Provençal. Dr. Provencal has been teaching philosophy at the Cégep de Granby (Québec) for nine years.

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Evolution and Creationism: Some Paradoxes of Political Advocacy — September 17, 1999
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This article describes some surprising paradoxes behind political advocacy for teaching creationism along with or instead of evolutionary theory in public schools within the United States of America.

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On Political Predictability and Control: A Contribution from Rehabilitation Psychology — September 17, 1999
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This article continues the series on research reported at the 1999 American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention, Boston, MA, August 24, 1999. The topic this week concerns perspectives on predictability and control from the field of rehabilitation psychology and implications of these perspectives for political psychology.

IBPP Research Associates

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IBPP Research Associates: Space and Extreme Environments — September 17, 1999
Ephimia Morphew and Editor

Per M. Ephimia Morphew. President of the Society for Human Performance in Extreme Environments at http://www.hpee.org, colleagues at the Institute of Biomedical Problems in Russia (IBMP) are engaged in an isolation experiment pertaining to space exploration that is two months underway and preliminary findings are reported [in the article entitled First Two Months of Simulated Isolation Passed.]

IBPP commentary includes a discussion of human factors and political psychology as parameters of space.

Trends

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Trends. Enemy Images and the Inscrutable Chinese: Implications for United States/People's Republic of China Trade Talks — September 17, 1999
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The article discusses the United States (US) foreign policy towards the Chinese nation.

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Trends. Timorous in East Timor — September 17, 1999
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The article discusses the attacks, by analysts, on Western powers for not having anticipated that significant atrocities would occur in East Timor if the recent referendum clearly reflected support for East Timor's independence from Indonesia.