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The Ashgate Research Companion to Political Leadership

Edited by: Joseph Masciulli , Mikhail A. Molchanov , W. Andy Knight

Print publication date:  November  2009
Online publication date:  March  2016

Print ISBN: 9780754671824
eBook ISBN: 9781315613406
Adobe ISBN: 9781317042136

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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. The volume examines: ¢

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Political Leadership in Context Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Classical Eastern and Western Traditions of Political Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Political Leadership and the Problem of Principle: A Classical Response to Postmodernism Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Prudence and Glory: Machiavelli on Political Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Conceptions of Global Leadership for Contextually Intelligent, Innovatively Adaptive Political Leaders Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Heidegger’s Führerprinzip: Leadership Out of and Into Nihilism Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Distinguishing and Unifying Visionary Leadership and Mechanical Management  Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Feminist Approaches to the Study of Political Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  9:  American Civil–Military Relations and Political Leadership  Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Presidential Leadership in Times of War Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The Gendered Nature of Leadership Analysis: Lessons from Women Leaders as Executives in Anglo-American Systems Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Generational Change in Chinese Political Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Political Leadership in China in the Twenty-First Century Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Elites and Leadership in Russian Politics Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Islam/Muslims and Political Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Leadership in the European Union: Assessing the Significance of the Trio Council Presidency  Download PDF
Chapter  17:  International Human Rights, Political Leadership and the Problem of Normative Change in the International System Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Leading the Leaders: The Environmental Advocacy of NGOs Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Courts and the Paradox of Political Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  20:  The War on Terror: War or Metaphor? Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Leaders, Followers and Political Scientists Download PDF
Chapter  22:  A Political Economic Analysis of Women’s Political Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The Future of Political Leadership: Uncertain and Dangerous Contexts Download PDF
Bibliography Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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