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Political leaders & leadership books

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Presidents and Democracy in Latin America by Jean Blondel Presidents and Democracy in Latin America

This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the presidents and presidential leadership in Latin America. Unlike other texts, Presidents and Democracy in Latin America integrates both political analysis and major theoretical perspectives with extensive country-specific...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Presidents and Democracy in Latin America by Jean Blondel Presidents and Democracy in Latin America

This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the presidents and presidential leadership in Latin America. Unlike other texts, Presidents and Democracy in Latin America integrates both political analysis and major theoretical perspectives with extensive country-specific...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Zhu Rongji on the Record The Shanghai Years, 1987-1991 by Rongji Zhu Zhu Rongji on the Record The Shanghai Years, 1987-1991

Zhu Rongji served as party secretary and mayor of Shanghai from 1987 to 1991. During that time, he began to reorganise state-owned industries, planned reforms in public housing, initiated infrastructure projects, and laid the groundwork to transform Shanghai into China's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Mr Trump Goes to Washington by Michael Mayor Mr Trump Goes to Washington

In 2016, much to his surprise, Mr Trump was elected President of the United States of America. This is the story of what happened when Mr Trump went to Washington. The author does not envisage it will end well ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Theodore Roosevelt for Nature Lovers Adventures with America's Great Outdoorsman by Mark Dawidziak Theodore Roosevelt for Nature Lovers Adventures with America's Great Outdoorsman

Theodore Roosevelt for Nature Lovers is a collection of delightful anecdotes that reveal the President's fascination with the natural world-- from his expeditions to benefit the New York Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian, to his role in setting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

The Palgrave Handbook of Political Elites by Heinrich Best The Palgrave Handbook of Political Elites

This handbook presents a comprehensive view of the current theory and research surrounding political elites, which is now a pivotal subject for academic study and public discourse. In 43 chapters by leading scholars, it displays the field's richness and diversity....
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Political Leaders Beyond Party Politics by Fortunato Musella Political Leaders Beyond Party Politics

Topics covered include political leaders' increasing autonomy, their reinforcement of popular legitimation, often through the introduction of direct election by party rank and file, and their grip on party organization.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Trump and a Post-Truth World by Ken Wilber Trump and a Post-Truth World


Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

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Technocratic Ministers and Political Leadership in European Democracies by Antonio Costa-Pinto Technocratic Ministers and Political Leadership in European Democracies

This book provides an in-depth analysis of the `technocratic shift' in ministerial recruitment, measuring its extent and variations over time in fourteen European countries. It addresses the question: who governs in European democratic regimes? Just a few decades ago, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Political Leadership A Pragmatic Institutionalist Approach by Robert Elgie Political Leadership A Pragmatic Institutionalist Approach

This book provides a philosophically informed, institutionalist account of political leadership. This book is aimed at scholars and students of political leadership, political institutions, the philosophy of the social sciences, and research methods.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Corbyn The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics by Richard Seymour Corbyn The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics

NEW UPDATED EDITION: How Jeremy Corbyn, the radical left candidate for the Labour leadership, won twice-and won big
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

The Corbyn Effect and Labour's Existential Crisis by Mark Perryman The Corbyn Effect and Labour's Existential Crisis

The Corbyn Effect brings together academics, writers and activists seeking to understand whether Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the party is the cause of or the solution to Labour's existential crisis, or somewhere in between.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Political Leadership and Political Change in the Chinese Countryside by Shan (National University of Singapore) Wei Political Leadership and Political Change in the Chinese Countryside

This book, based on extensive original research including survey research in the Chinese countryside, examines how market reforms and the changing nature of the Chinese state have made a huge impact on how ordinary Chinese people in rural areas relate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

The Ideational Approach to Populism Concept, Theory, and Analysis by Kirk Hawkins The Ideational Approach to Populism Concept, Theory, and Analysis

Populist parties and movements are on the rise in Europe and the Americas. New scholarly work suggests that these parties and movements can best be understood in terms of their ideas or discourse, as political organizations that envision a Manichaean...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2017

The Ideational Approach to Populism Concept, Theory, and Analysis by Kirk Hawkins The Ideational Approach to Populism Concept, Theory, and Analysis

Populist parties and movements are on the rise in Europe and the Americas. New scholarly work suggests that these parties and movements can best be understood in terms of their ideas or discourse, as political organizations that envision a Manichaean...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/12/2017

Explaining Presidential Success and Failure by Edward Sidlow Explaining Presidential Success and Failure


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

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Mauritania's Colonels Political Leadership, Civil-Military Relations and Democratization by Boubacar N'Diaye Mauritania's Colonels Political Leadership, Civil-Military Relations and Democratization

This book, the result of more than a decade of research, focuses on the socio-political dynamics and civil-military relations in a little studied country: Mauritania, located in the troubled North-western part of Africa. Boubacar N'Diaye brings into light the political...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

American Grand Strategy Under Obama Competing Discourses by Georg Lofflmann American Grand Strategy Under Obama Competing Discourses

Georg Lofflmann examines the identity conflict within the Washington foreign policy establishment, between elite insiders and outsiders, and how the `Obama Doctrine both confirmed a geopolitical vision of American exceptionalism and challenged established notions of US hegemony and world leadership.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

The Pivot of Power Australian Prime Ministers and Political Leadership, 1949-2016 by Paul Strangio The Pivot of Power Australian Prime Ministers and Political Leadership, 1949-2016

Leadership turnover in recent years has seen more prime ministers in Australia rise and fall than at any time since the decade after federation. What explains this volatility? The Pivot of Power is the second volume in a unique blend...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

CEO, China The Rise of Xi Jinping by Kerry Brown CEO, China The Rise of Xi Jinping

China has become the powerhouse of the world economy, its incredible boom overseen by the elite members of the secretive and all-powerful communist party. But since the election of Xi Jinping as General Secretary, life at the top in China...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Michelle Obama First Lady, American Rhetor by Elizabeth J. Natalle Michelle Obama First Lady, American Rhetor


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

Leadership Performance and Rhetoric by John Uhr Leadership Performance and Rhetoric

This book examines both the rhetorical content of contemporary public leadership and the leadership methods pioneered by early English statesman Sir Francis Bacon.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

Devil's Bargain Steve Bannon, Donald Trump and the Storming of the Presidency by Joshua Green Devil's Bargain Steve Bannon, Donald Trump and the Storming of the Presidency


Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Politics as a Vocation by Tom McClean Politics as a Vocation

`Politics as a Vocation' examines what makes good political leaders and explores the effects of political action on modern societies. On one level, it summarizes the political scholarship of one of the founding fathers of social science. On another, it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Politics as a Vocation by Tom McClean Politics as a Vocation

'Politics as a Vocation' examines what makes good political leaders and explores the effects of political action on modern societies. On one level, it summarizes the political scholarship of one of the founding fathers of social science. On another, it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2017

Presidential Activism and Veto Power in Central and Eastern Europe by Philipp Koker Presidential Activism and Veto Power in Central and Eastern Europe

This book examines the use of presidential powers in Central and East Europe between 1990 and 2010. Focussing on presidential vetoes and the formation of governments, it maps patterns of presidential activism and its determinants across nine democracies. Thereby, it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

A Man of Parliament Selected Speeches from Joe Clark by Jonathan W. Rose, Hugh Mellon A Man of Parliament Selected Speeches from Joe Clark
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Joe Clark - statesman, businessman, writer, and politician - served as the sixteenth prime minister of Canada from 4 June 1979 to 3 March 1980. Despite his relative inexperience, Clark rose quickly in federal politics, gaining a seat in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

How the Obama Presidency Changed the Political Landscape by Larry J. Walker, F. Erik Brooks, Ramon B. Goings How the Obama Presidency Changed the Political Landscape
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Covering key issues ranging from education to political mobilization to racial stratification, this book provides a comprehensive examination of the Obama Presidency.* Investigates linkages among micro and macro political issues, including voting rights, patterns, and Get Out the Vote (GOTV)...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

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