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Political and Civic Leadership

A Reference Handbook

Richard A. Couto Union Institute and University
© 2010   1184 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc   
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Hardcover ISBN: 9781412962636 £270.00
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.

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