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Political and Civic Leadership A Reference Handbook

by Richard A. Couto

Political and Civic Leadership A Reference Handbook Synopsis

This title, within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership will provide undergraduate students and academics with an authoritative reference resource on political and civic leadership. This two-volume set will be centred on the 100 most important topics, issues, questions and debates specific to politics and civic society. This focus will provide students with more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry but not as much jargon, detail or density as a journal article or a research handbook chapter. Chapters will cover key topics related to political and civic leadership including: personalities and environments of political leaders governance and allegiance roles citizen activists and civic engagement political campaigning urban politics and leadership public management ethics in politics policy development and implementation executive management of public opinion political speechmaking and the bully pulpit Congressional leadership crisis management.

Political and Civic Leadership A Reference Handbook Press Reviews

This is an extraordinary tour de force that brings together the best thinkers on political and civic leadership studies. If there is one leadership reference book that should appear on your bookshelf, this is it! -- David G. Altman A remarkably varied and comprehensive presentation of the work of leading scholars in the field of leadership, edited by a longtime student of this challenging and crucial subject. Highly recommended. -- James MacGregor Burns

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412962636
Publication date: 9th November 2010
Author: Richard A. Couto
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 1184 pages
Categories: Political leaders & leadership,

About Richard A. Couto

Richard A. Couto (Ph.D., Political Science, University of Kentucky) is with Union Institute and University and a founding faculty member of the Antioch University PhD Program in Leadership and Change. Prior to that he was a founding faculty member of the Jepson School at the University of Richmond, where he held the George M. and Virginia B. Modlin Chair in Leadership Studies, 1991-2002. During that period, he spent two years as a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Maryland James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership. At the Jepson School, Dr. Couto helped develop a curriculum that integrates classroom ...

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