Free Trade and Global Poverty: How Much Freedom? — April 21, 2000
This article describes some psychological elements linking constructs of free trade and goals and efforts to reduce poverty in today's era of globalization.
The Global Poverty of Shame as a Change Agent in Global Poverty — April 21, 2000
This article explores the problems in employing shame as a change agent in the political world.
The United Nations Review the Psychology of Sanctions — April 21, 2000
This article describes psychological issues in assessing the viability of sanctions before they are affected and then evaluating the consequences of these sanctions.
Trends. Abuses of Child Abuse: Suspecting the Usual Suspects in the World of Elian Gonzalez — April 21, 2000
This article discusses the concept of child abuse, and expert opinion about it, pertaining to the Elian Gonzalez case. Many different definitions of child abuse were applied to the situation (from differing perspectives) as authorities tried to decide if Gonzalez belonged in Miami, Florida with is "new family," or in Cuba with his father.
Trends. History and the Consequences of Political Boundaries in Africa — April 21, 2000
This article discusses the inherited narrative of African political conflicts being supposedly based solely on the placement of post-colonial political boundaries.
IBPP Research Associates
IBPP Research Associates: Ghana — April 21, 2000
Staff Writer – The Ghanaian Chronicle
This article discusses the prospect of peaceful (or free and fair) elections in Ghana. It was originally published in The Ghanaian Chronicle in early 2000.
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