Punishment and Homicide Rates: Sociological
Realities and Econometric Distortions," Critical
Sociology 34(2): 239-254, 2008.
as a Social Problem.
"There's a Place for All Kinds of Socialists
at Brazil's Power Table," Brazzil Magazine, January 20,
" Genoíno's Path from
Guerrilla to Socialist Lite in Brazil's Congress," Brazzil
Magazine, November 14, 2007. http://www.brazzil.com/content/view/9998/1/.
on Antioch," The Record, Antioch College, Yellow
Springs, Ohio, November 9, 2007, p. 9. http://recordonline.org.
"Brazil After Lula: Some Predictions,"
Brazzil Magazine, October 17, 2007. http://www.brazzil.com/content/view/9986/1/
Leadership and Development in Latin America," from Psicologia
Politica, Valencia, Spain. (pdf format)
Also available: "Betrayal of a Flawed Vision: Corruption in Brazil's Workers Party Government", by Ted Goertzel. On InfoBrazil. Email me if you would like a copy with complete endnotes.
The Psychobiography of Argentine Politicians.
Review Essay in Political Sociology reviewing Peter Marden, The Decline of Politics; Amitai Etzioni, From Empire to Community; Irving Louis Horowitz, ed., Civil Society and Class Politics: Essays on the Political Sociology of Seymour Martin Lipset; and Jack Goldstone, ed., States, Parties, and Social Movements. In the Journal of Political and Military Sociology, Volume 32, No 2, Winter 2004, pp. 277-281.
as a Social Problem.
Two Committed People Find Enrichment in the [Quaker Clearness Committee] Process
Noam Chomsky and the Political Psychology of Anti-Imperialism.
Ralph Nader; Portrait of a Puritannical Perfectionist.
Photographs of the Life of Lula da Silva (powerpoint)
Myths of Murder and Multiple Regression: Econometrics as Junk Science, published in The Skeptical Inquirer, Vol 26, No. 1, January/February 2002, pp 19-23. This paper discusses the effect of "shall issue" gun control legislation, the death penalty, abortion and imprisonment on homicide rates. A longer version with tables is available here. Spanish translation as "El Modelo Econometrico Como Ciencia Basura," in Psicologia Politica, No 24 (Valencia, Spain). Danish translation: Myter om mord og multipel regression.
Eight Years of Pragmatic Leadership in Brazil, the latest upplement to the English language edition of Fernando Henrique Cardoso: Reinventing Democracy in Brazil.
The World Trade Center Bombing as a Fourth Generational Turning Point . Slovenian translation: World Trade Center bombardiranje kot četrti generacijske prelomnico.
9/11 as a Turning Point in History (power point presentation at the World Future Society, July 20, 2002)."September 11, 2001: A Turning Point for America's Future" on the World Future Society home page.
Terrorist Beliefs and Terrorist Lives
Why Brazil Isn't Argentina.
Viable Utopia: Fernando Henrique's Sociological Theory and Practice (power point presentation)
There's Something About South Jersey (suburban "sprawl" and development).
Review of Bin Laden: Behind the Mask of the Terrorist by Adam Robinson, from Clio's Psyche, March 2002. Romanian Translation by Alexandra Seremina, courtesy of Azoft.com
Public Opinion Concerning Sprawl and Smart Growth in Southern New Jersey
The "Fathers of Sociology": Personal Troubles and Public Issues
in the lives of Auguste Comte, Herbert Spencer, Max Weber and Karl Marx
Theoretical Models in Political Sociology (edited from an out-of-print textbook).
Probing Linus Pauling's Personality with the Rorschach Ink Blot Test.
Analyzing Linus Pauling's Personality, Oregon State University Libraries, 1996.
Albert Szymanski: A Personal and Political Memoir, Critical Sociology, 1988.
"Foundations of Radical Sociology," by Albert Szymanski and Ted Goertzel, 1979.
My Trip to Moscow, Soviet-American Review, 1989.
My Internet Alter-Ego, Clio's Psyche, 1999.
Belief in Conspiracy Theories, Political Psychology, 1994.
Measuring the Prevalence of False Memories:
A New Interpretation of a UFO Abduction Survey, Skeptical Inquirer, 1994.
The Myth of the Bell Curve, Humanity & Society, 1981.
The Gulf War as a Mental Disorder?: A Statistical Test of DeMause's Hypothesis, Political Psychology, 1993
(a content analysis study of editorial cartoons)
Confessions of a Turncoat and Remembrance of a True Believer (1982)
President Cardoso Reflects on Brazil and Sociology (1995)
Pragmatism vs. Nationalism in Fernando Henrique Cardoso's Brazil (2000)
The Politics of Welfare Reform in New Jersey (1995)
Some notes on Quaker beliefs.
Generational Cycles in Mass Psychology: Implications for the George W. Bush Administration.
Penn Goertzel, Ted's youngest brother, died on August 18, 2001. Victor Goertzel, Ted father, died on May 23, 1999. Victor Goertzel's obituary is available here and from the Seattle Times. Mildred George Goertzel, Ted's mother, died on January 21, 2000. An obituary is available here and from the Seattle Times.