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Political Leadership

Four Volume Set
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June 2011 | 1 608 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Leadership is one of the principal interests of the social sciences. Drawing on psychology, sociology, anthropology and business studies as well as philosophy and history, this four-volume collection focuses on democratic leadership in the political sphere. What makes a successful political leader? How much influence can an individual really have? Why are so few top political leaders women? David Bell roots this collection in the classic works of Machiavelli and Weber, before turning to the work of the American political scientists who were the first to study leadership in a systematic way in the 1960s, and coming right up-to-date with the work of Skowronek and others.

Theories of leadership

Machiavelli and political leadership

Weber's view of political leadership

Leadership character

Ethics of leadership

The entourage - the leader's team

Political artifice in leadership

The leadership effect.

 
Theories of Leadership
Theory of Transformational Leadership Redux Bernard Bass
Leadership Theory and Administrative Behavior Warren Bennis
Leading Question: The Romance Lives On: Contemporary Issues Surrounding the Romance of Leadership Michelle Bligh and Birgit Schyns
Poor Man, Rich Man, Big Man, Chief Marshall Sahlins
The Concept of Political Leadership Leon Dion
Visionary Political Leadership Yehezkel Dror
The Comparative Analysis of Political Leadership Lewis Edinger
Where are the Political Superstars Lewis Edinger
Brinkmanship and Beyond: The Political Leadership of Franklin D. Roosevelt Jaap Hoogenboezem
Leadership and Politics: A Case for a Closer Relationship? Gillian Peele
Culture and Charisma Philip Smith
Political Leadership as a Causative Phenomenon Chong-Do Hah and Frederick Bartol
Prudence as a Paradigm for Political Leaders Wynne Moskop
Political Leadership as Social Capital Stanley Renshon
Thad Williamson  
The good society and the good soul: Plato's Republic on leadership  
 
Do Leaders Make a Difference?
Compliant Behaviour and Individual Personality Reinhard Bendix
The Rôle of the Individual in History Herbert Butterfield
The Qualities of Effective Presidents Fred Greenstein
Let us now Praise Great Men Daniel Byman and Kenneth Pollack
Gertrude Himmelfarb : A Historian Considers Heroes and Their Historians Lewis Feuer
Innovative Leadership and Political Change Jeremy Moon
Heroic Power in Thomas Carlyle and Leo Tolstoy Ilia Stambler
Who Leads Matters Margaret Hermann
Transactional and Transformational Leadership Karl Kuhnert and Philip Lewis
Biography and the Assessment of Transformational Leadership at the World-Class Level Bernard Bass, Bruce Avolio and Laurie Goodheim
 
Weber's View
Critical Remarks on Weber's Theory of Authority Peter Blau
Political Leadership and the Problem of Charismatic Power Carl Friedrich
Max Weber on the Ethical Irrationality of Political Leadership Nicholas Gane
The Theory of Charismatic Leadership Robert Tucker
Charisma: A Blighted Concept and an Alternative Formula William Spinrad
An Evaluation of Conceptual Weaknesses in Transformational and Charismatic Leadership Theories Gary Yukl
 
Machiavelli's Analysis of Leadership
Public vs. Private Claims John Leonard
Machiavelli's Missing Romulus and the Murderous intent of the Prince Joseph Parent
Ethics and Politics in Machiavelli George Parkinson
Machiavelli and Neustadt on Virtue and the Civil Prince Stephen Wirls
Machiavelli's Soderini and the problem of Necessity Daniel Sabia
 
Personality of Political Leaders
The Fiery Chariot: British Prime Ministers and the Search for Love Hugh Berrington
Assessing Presidential Character Alexander George
Power as a Compensatory Value for Political Leaders Alexander George
Can Politics and Personality be studied systematically? Fred Greenstein
The Impact of Personality on Politics Fred Greenstein
Family Experience and Political Leadership: Examining the Absent Father Hypothesis Micheline Guiton and Elizabeth Marvick
The Outsider as Political Leader: The Case of Margaret Thatcher Anthony King
Personality and Political Leadership Robert Tucker
Leaders as Creators Michael Mumford and Mary Connelly
The Georges' Wilson Re-examined Robert Tucker
Why Men Rule Steven Goldberg
Beyond Hillary and Benazir' Farida Jalalzai and Mona Krook
Review: Sex and the Social Order Eleanor Maccoby
Reverse Discrimination, Shackled Runners And Personal Identity Michael Levin
 
The Political Morality of Leadership
Clean and Dirty Hands in Politics H. Oberdiek
Leadership Ethics Joanne Ciulla
International Ethics and International Law' Terry Nardin
Clean and Dirty Hands in Politics H. Oberdiek
Kant's advice for leaders: "No, you aren't Special" Terry Price
Political Action: The Problem of Dirty Hands Michael Waltzer
The Pole of Power and the Pole of Indifference Arnold Wolfers
Statesmanship and Moral Choice Arnold Wolfers
Statesmanship and Ethics Stephanie Newbold
 
The Leadership Entourage
The Creation of Uncertainty F.G. Bailey
Leader-Member Exchange Model of Leadership: A Critique and Further Development Richard Dienesch and Robert Liden
Leadership, Followership, Self and Others Edwin Hollander
 
Discourse and Symbolism in Leadership
Understanding Formality: The Categorisation and Production of "Formal" Interaction J. Maxwell Atkinson
Defining Moments, Presidential Debates and the Dynamics of Quotability Steven Clayman
Aphorisms and Clichés: The Generation and Dissipation of Conceptual Charisma Murray Davis
Downplaying Leadership: Researching How Leaders Talk About Themselves Robert French and Peter Simpson
Leading Questions: Questions about Autobiographical Leadership Peter Gronn
Aphorisms and Leaders' Rhetoric Kevin Morrell
Leading by Biography: Towards a Life-story Approach to the Study of Leadership Boas Shamir, Hava Dayan-Horesh and Dalya Adler
Churchill the Phrase Forger Manfred Weidhorn
 
The Cycle of Leadership and Presidentialism
Theory and History, Structure and Agency Stephen Skowronek
Response to Critics Stephen Skowronek
The Politics of Politics Douglas Hoekstra
What Politics do Presidents make? Sidney Milkis
Machiavelli and Neustadt on Virtue and the Civil Prince Stephen Wirls

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