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Vygotsky's Sociohistorical Psychology and its Contemporary Applications By Carl Ratner New York: Plenum Press, 320 pp Reviewed by Dave Riley Psychological theories are eminently political. Psychological doctrine percolates into popular
US role in Salvadoran atrocities The US embassy in San Salvador directly assisted in at least one death squad disappearance, according to Lauren Gilbert, who coordinated investigations for the UN Truth Commission. Gilbert told the US
Demonstration at opening of consulate By Bernie Brian DARWIN — Members of Darwin's East Timor Independence Support Group organised a peaceful but angry picket on June 25 to protest at the opening of an Indonesian consulate in the city.
Speaking tour by Palestinian woman By Jenny Long SYDNEY — Dr Ilham Abu-Ghazaleh, assistant professor at Birzeit University on the West Bank, will be speaking at meetings here between July 14 and 16. Dr Abu-Ghazaleh who has been
Apache raises flap with rap British rap singer Apache Indian is taking India by storm, stirring up controversy in both countries with songs that challenge white racial prejudice, caste and arranged marriages. "Sometimes the truth hurts",
Dr RICARDO NAVARRO, president and executive director of CESTA (the Salvadoran Centre for Appropriate Technology), is being toured around Australia and New Zealand by the Overseas Services Bureau. CESTA was founded in 1980 in response to the
By Mitchell Hamilton East Timorese activists have drawn attention to the illegal Indonesian occupation of their country with actions on three fronts. Seven East Timorese students created a major incident in Jakarta and internationally
The Madonna Connection: Representational politics, sub-cultural identities and cultural theory Edited by Cathy Schwichtenberg Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 1993. 336 pp. $19.95 pb Review by Melanie Sjoberg Love her or hate her, nearly
"Not since the Romans salted the land after destroying Carthage has a nation taken such pains to visit the war on future generations", wrote Ngo Van Long of the US war against Vietnam. JOHN TULLY describes the ongoing ecological catastrophe.

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