Political Leadership, Nations and Charisma (Routledge by Vivian Ibrahim,Margit Wunsch

By Vivian Ibrahim,Margit Wunsch

This ground-breaking and leading edge publication examines the impact of aura on strength, authority and nationalism. The authors either observe and problem Max Weber’s proposal of ‘charisma’ and combine it right into a broader dialogue of alternative theoretical models.

Using an interdisciplinary procedure, top overseas students draw on a various diversity of instances to examine air of secrecy in benign and malignant leaderships, in addition to the connection among the cult of the chief, the adulation of the hundreds and the extension of person authority past sheer energy. They speak about idiosyncratic authority and oratory, they usually deal with how political, social and nearby diversifications support clarify suggestions and guidelines which helped forge and reformulate international locations, nationwide identities and activities. The chapters on specific charismatic leaders hide Abraham Lincoln, Kemal Atatürk, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Gamal Nasser, Jörg Haider and Nelson Mandela.

Political management, international locations and Charisma will attract readers who're attracted to background, sociology, political conversation and nationalism studies.

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