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Political leadership : a source book

Political leadership : a source book

Author: Barbara Kellerman
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1986.
Series: Pitt series in policy and institutional studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An edited collection of seminal literature on political leadership. Essays range from ancient Greece to the twentieth century, covering pundits that include Plato, Machiavelli, and Freud.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction:
Political leadership.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1986
Online version:
Political leadership.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1986
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kellerman
ISBN: 082295382X 9780822953821 0822935341 9780822935346
OCLC Number: 12805660
Description: xv, 462 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The leader as hero / Thomas Carlyle --
The great man theory breaks down / Herbert Spencer --
Great men and their environment / William James --
The eventful man and the event-making man / Sidney Hook --
Personality and politics / Fred Greenstein --
The dictator and totalitarianism / Robert C. Tucker --
The development of political man / Harold D. Lasswell --
Power as a compensatory value / Alexander L. George --
The revolutionary personality / E. Victor Wolfenstein --
The hero in myth and dream / Joseph Campbell --
The great man / Sigmund Freud --
The "authoritarian" syndrome / T.W. Adorno, et al. --
The emergence of the individual and the ambiguity of freedom / Erich Fromm --
The dilemma of obedience / Stanley Milgrim --
Primates and political authority / Fred H. Wilhoite, Jr. --
The leader as group ideal / Sigmund Freud --
The impossibility of direct government / Robert Michels --
Democratic leadership / Harold D. Lasswell --
Democracy as competition for leadership / Joseph A. Schumpeter --
Federalist paper no. 69 / Alexander Hamilton --
The totalitarian leader / Hannah Arendt --
The accession of the extremists / Crane Brinton --
Types of authority / Max Weber --
Charismatic leadership / Ann Ruth Willner --
The political leader as entrepreneur / Eugene Lewis --
Nonconstituted leaders / Robert C. Tucker --
Subordination under an individual / Georg Simmel --
Leader and led / Bruce Mazlish --
The difference between power wielders and leaders / James MacGregor Burns --
The bases of social power / J.R.P. French, Jr. and B. Raven --
Types of influence / Talcott Parsons --
Groupthink / Irving L. Janis --
On followers / Erik H. Erikson --
The philosopher king / Plato --
Timoleon and Aemilius Paulus / Plutarch --
The prince / Niccolo Machiavelli --
Authoritarianism and democratic leadership / Kurt Lewin --
Moral responsibility of public officials / Dennis F. Thompson --
Leadership / James MacGregor Burns --
Leaders of men / Woodrow Wilson --
Mein Kampf / Adolf Hitler --
What is to be done? / V.I. Lenin --
Satyagraha / M.K. Gandhi.
Series Title: Pitt series in policy and institutional studies.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara Kellerman.


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