Political And Civic Leadership: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412979331
  • ISBN-13: 9781412979337
  • DDC: 303.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1124 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released December 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

This work provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on political and civic leadership. This 2 volume set focuses on the 100 most important topics, issues, question, and debates specific to politics and civic society. Entries provide students with more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry while avoiding much of the jargon, detail and density one might find in a journal article or a research handbook chapter.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Introduction.
About the Editor.
About the Contributors.
Introduction to Politics and Civic Leadership.
1: Politics.
2: Leadership.
3: Leadership and Values.
4: Citizenship.
5: Civil Society.
6: Philosophy and Theories of Political and Civic Leadership.
7: Leadership as Virtue in Classical philosophy.
8: The Hero Myth.
9: Social Origins of Authority.
10: Philosophical Foundations of Political Leadership.
11: Authority.
12: Political Traditions: Conservatism, Liberalism, and Republicanism.
13: Political Traditions: Left Political Movements and the Politics of Social Justice.
14: Democratic Political Leadership.
15: Contemporary Leadership Theories.
16: Integral Leadership Theory.
17: Political Violence and Discourse Theory.
18: Purposes of Political and Civic Leadership.
19: Common Good.
20: Justice and Equality.
21: Public Goods.
22: Utopia.
23: Peace.
24: Warranted Hope.
25: Liberty and Freedom.
26: Human Rights.
27: Empowerment.
28: Social and Economic Development.
29: Crisis Leadership.
30: The Failure of Politics.
31: Political Violence.
32: War.
33: Corruption.
34: Tyrannies Ancient and Modern.
35: The Processes of Political and Civic Leadership.
36: Elections and Electoral Systems.
37: Policy Making.
38: Lobbying.
39: Advocacy.
40: Citizen Advocacy and Civil Society.
41: Deliberative Democracy.
42: Political Campaigns.
43: Protest and Revolution.
44: Social Movements.
45: Free Spaces.
46: Community Organizing.
47: Truth and Reconciliation.
48: The Institutions of Political and Civic Leadership.
49: Multinational Organizations.
50: Bureaucracy.
51: Political Parties.
52: Residents and Prime Ministers.
53: Legislatures.
54: Military.
55: Legal Systems.
56: Public Administration.
57: Voluntary Sector.
58: Philanthropy.
59: The Contexts of Political and Civic Leadership.
60: Political Culture.
61: Nationalism.
62: Leadership Cultures.
63: Civil Religion.
64: Power and Participation.
65: Gender and Power.
66: Imperialism and Postcolonialism.