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The Ashgate research companion to political leadership, edited by Joseph Masciulli, Mikhail A. Molchanov [and] W. Andy Knight

Discussing the major theories of political leadership with a focus on contemporary challenges that political leaders face worldwide, this research companion provides a comprehensive and up-to-date resource for an international readership. The editors combine empirical and normative approaches to emphasize the centrality of political culture, as well as the limits of culture and the universal demands of innovative adaptation
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I Introduction; 1 Political Leadership in Context; PART II Classical Theoriesof Political Leadership; 2 Classical Eastern and Western Traditions of Political Leadership; 3 Political Leadership and the Problem of Principle: A Classical Response to Postmodernism; 4 Prudence and Glory: Machiavelli on Political Leadership; PART III Contemporary Theories of Political Leadership; 5 Conceptions of Global Leadership for Contextually Intelligent, Innovatively Adaptive Political Leaders
Literary Form
non fiction
"First published 2009 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso
Physical Description
1 online resource (589 p.)
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