Personality Politics

Author : Marina Costa Lobo
ISBN : 9780199660124
Genre : Political Science
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Personality Politics? assesses the role that voters' perceptions and evaluations of leaders play in democratic elections. The book presents evidence from an array of countries with diverse historical and institutional contexts, and employs innovative methodologies to determine the importance of leaders in democracies worldwide. Addressing such questions as 'Where do leaders effects come from?', 'In which institutional contexts are leader effects more important?' and, 'To which kinds of voters are leaders a more prominent factor for voting behaviour?', the authors seek to determine whether the roles leaders play enhances or damages the electoral process, and what impact this has on the quality of democracy in electoral democracies today.
Category: Political Science

Personality In Politics

Author : Alan C. Elms
ISBN : 0155697625
Genre : Philosophy
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Provides a broad functional analysis of evidence of the role played by personality characteristics in political behavior
Category: Philosophy

Personality And Politics

Author : Fred I. Greenstein
ISBN : 9781400858477
Genre : Philosophy
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Fred Greenstein, an acknowledged authority in this field, lays out conceptual and methodological standards for carrying out personality-and politics inquiries, ranging from psychological case studies of single actors, through multi-case analyses of types of political actors, to aggregative analyses of the impact of individuals and types of individuals on political systems and processes. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Category: Philosophy

Politics Personality And Social Science In The Twentieth Century

Author : Harold Dwight Lasswell
ISBN : 0226723992
Genre : Political Science
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Harold Lasswell is one of America's most distinguished political scientists, a man whose work has had enormous impact both in the United States and abroad upon not only his own field but also those of sociology, psychology and psychiatry, economics, law, anthropology, and communications. This collection of essays is the first full-scale effort to deal with the voluminous writings of Lasswell and explore his at once charming and baffling personality which is perhaps inseparable from the inventiveness, unconventionality, and unusual scope of his work. The authors of these essays, many of whom are former students or collaborators, view their subject from a variety of perspectives. What emerges is a full assessment of Lasswell's many-faceted contribution to the social scholarship of his time.
Category: Political Science

Jacksonian America

Author : Edward Pessen
ISBN : 0252012372
Genre : History
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Category: History

Personality And Politics

Author : Gordon J Di Renzo
ISBN : UOM:39015002399734
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 77.76 MB
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Category: Psychology

Personality And The Foundations Of Political Behavior

Author : Jeffery J. Mondak
ISBN : 9780521140959
Genre : Political Science
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"When virtually all of his colleagues were still treating individual-level political traits as isolated phenomena, Jeffery Mondak realized they were in fact intimately connected to larger life forces such as broad personality traits. This original and remarkably creative book makes it clear that the future of research on personality and politics lies not in shallow, speculative Freudian case studies but in objective, rigorous, large-N analyses. Research at the nexus of personality and politics is starting to gain momentum, thanks largely to Mondak's leadership, and if this book does not significantly enhance that momentum by providing an empirical framework and by stimulating numerous new data-based studies, I will be both surprised and bitterly disappointed."---John R. Hibbing, University of Nebraska-Lincoln "Mondak argues persuasively that traits shape political behavior. He provides an accurate and balanced account of recent progress in personality research and illustrates its application in his own work. This book - which should be read by sociologists, historians, and journalists as well as political scientists-is an important step in the integration of the social sciences."---Robert McCrae, author of Personality in Adulthood: A Five-Factor Theory Perspective
Category: Political Science

Personality And Democratic Politics

Author : Paul M. Sniderman
ISBN : 0520023242
Genre : Personality and politics
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Draws on research in social psychology, political science and other disciplines to explore connections between personality, political beliefs, and political leadership.
Category: Personality and politics

Twain And Freud On The Human Race

Author : Abraham Kupersmith
ISBN : 9780786452446
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This work explores the psychological insights and theories of Mark Twain and Sigmund Freud. Though at first glance these two men seem to constitute an unlikely pairing, each formulated a comprehensive theory of individual and group psychology and subsequently applied that understanding to the realms of religion, morality, patriotism and politics. After an extensive overview of each man's approach, the author examines the effect of this reading of Twain's understanding of human psychology on Twain studies and on our own sense of contemporary events.
Category: Literary Criticism

James Forrestal

Author : Arnold A. Rogow
ISBN : STANFORD:36105033891289
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