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- Humanix Books 2016; US$ 26.99
From the time he arrived on the political scene in 1964 throughout his presidency and beyond, Ronald Reagan used his speeches to inspire and reinvigorate America. When he spoke, Reagan, said, he was preaching a sermon.? The American people saw his vision of America and his dreams for the future and they overwhelmingly responded; he was re-elected... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 15.99
This revised edition includes and examination of the recent presidential and parliamentary elections and their effects on Putin's leadership and Russia. Praise for the previous edition: "Out of her blunt, often acerbic, account come shrewd insights into Putin's transformation from an implausible, contrived successor into a dominator unchallenged... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 26.99
New presidents have no honeymoon when it comes to foreign policy. Less than three months into his presidency, for example, John F. Kennedy authorized the disastrous effort to overthrow Fidel Castro at the Bay of Pigs. More recently, George W. Bush had been in office for less than eight months when he was faced with the attacks of September 11. How... more...
- Counterpoint 2016; US$ 25.99
Why Americans have never elected a woman president, how we changed to make it possible, and why it matters. From Hollywood to the halls of Congress, a lively conversation about women?s leadership, equal pay, and family-work balance is underway. On the cusp of a historic breakthroughthe potential election of America?s first woman presidentNancy... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 23.99
Offering an insightful analysis of North Carolina political trends and personalities, Paul Luebke moves beyond the usual labels of Republican and Democrat, conservative and liberal. In Tar Heel Politics 2000 , he argues that North Carolina's real political battle is between two factions of the state's political and economic elite: modernizers and... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 23.99
Democratic leaders around the world are finding it increasingly difficult to exercise strong leadership and maintain public support. However, there is nowhere that this has proven to be as challenging of a task as Japan, which has seen its top leaders change more often over the past 25 years than any other major country in the world. The current prime... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 81.00
Presidential Power: Documents Decoded provides a thorough examination of the historical and political context of key, critical moments in constitutional history and presidential power that makes possible opportunities for students to explore American politics in an interesting, memorable, and dynamic way. Each of the case studies reveals important... more...
Triumphs and Tragedies of the Modern Presidency: Case Studies in Presidential Leadership, 2nd EditionABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 73.00
Abraham Lincoln once said, "Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history." One hundred and fifty years later, this statement remains true: the lessons of history are increasingly important at a time of political deadlock and growing skepticism of leadership among the American public. An established classic in its field, Triumphs and Tragedies of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Drawing on the political theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, described by Barack Obama as 'one of my favourite philosophers', this book assesses the challenges facing the President during his first term. It evaluates his success in adhering to Niebuhr's path of 'Christian realism' when faced with the pragmatic demands of domestic and foreign affairs. In... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
In the interest of reimagining leadership as a highly contextual activity with moral overtones, LaMagdeleine argues for blending sociology and history of religions scholarship in leadership analysis of black swan leadership dilemmas. His analysis introduces the term "leadership imagination" to describe the resulting approach. more...