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Analysis of Feminism I — September 3, 1999
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The article is part one of a five 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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Internet Addiction as Diagnostic Addiction — September 3, 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 20-24, 1999. The topic this week concerns the nexus of politics and the diagnosis of mental disorder. The construct of Internet addiction is used as an example.

Trends

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Trends. Political Action, Security, and, Isolation: Zapatista Dilemma — September 3, 1999
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The articles discusses the positive and negative consequences that Isolation has on political action.

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Trends. Reactions to Serial Shootings — September 3, 1999
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The article discusses two classes of reactions when the mass media promulgate stories of serial shootings.

IBPP Research Associates

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IBPP Research Associates: Azerbaijan — September 3, 1999
The Constitution of the Azerbaijan Republic

The article involves fragments of the English language version of the constitution of the Azerbaijan Republic- -in force since November 27, 1995. The full version of the document is currently available at http://www.president.az/azerbaijan/constitution.

The following articles from the Azerbaijani constitution are listed, complete with text from the document:

  • Article 72. Principal Obligations of Citizens.
  • Article 73. Taxes and other State Duties.
  • Article 74. Loyalty to Homeland.
  • Article 75. Respect For State Symbols.
  • Article 76. Defense of Homeland.
  • Article 77. Protection of Historical and Cultural Monuments.
  • Article 78. Environmental Protection.
  • Article 79. Prohibition to Execute Responsibilities Contradicting The Law.
  • Article 80. Answerability.

IBPP then provides commentary, including reflections on Confucianism's relevance to modern constitutions.