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Title Profiling political leaders : cross-cultural studies of personality and behavior / edited by Ofer Feldman and Linda O. Valenty.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  303.34019 P943    ---  Available
Description xix, 293 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-279) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Assessment of personality and leadership : content analytic techniques -- Studying Canadian leaders at a distance -- Political leadership and the democratic peace : the operational code of Prime Minister Tony Blair -- 1996 Russian presidential candidates : a content analysis of motivational configuration and conceptual/integrative complexity -- Personality and leadership style of President Khatami : implications for the future of Iranian political reform -- pt. 2. Profiling the political personality : psychodiagnostic and psychobiographical approaches -- Linking leadership style to policy : how prime ministers influence the decision-making process -- Kings, queens, and sultans : empirical studies of political leadership in European hereditary monarchies -- Mao Zedong's narcissistic personality disorder and China's road to disaster -- Profiling Russian leaders from a psychohistorical and psychobiographical perspective -- Benjamin Netanyahu : a psychological profile using behavior analysis -- pt. 3. Cultural context : applications from east to west -- Building the war economy and rebuilding postwar Japan : a profile of pragmatic nationalist Nobusuke Kishi -- When and why do hard-liners become soft? An examination of Israeli Prime Ministers Shamir, Rabin, Peres, and Netanyahu -- Predicting the performance of leaders in parliamentary systems : New Zealand Prime Minister David Lange -- Self-presentation of political leaders in Germany : the case of Helmut Kohl -- Comparative psychoanalytic study of political leaders : John McCain and the limits of trait psychology.
Subject Personality and occupation -- Cross-cultural studies.
Political leadership -- Psychological aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
Political psychology -- Cross-cultural studies.
Added Author Feldman, Ofer, 1954-
Valenty, Linda O.
ISBN 0275970361 (alk. paper)

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