Studying Political Leadership

Foundations and Contending Accounts

  • Robert Elgie

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Political Leadership book series (PSPL)

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About this book


Why are some political leaders stronger than others? How do we make sense of the interaction between the leader's personality and the context that the leader faces? This book provides a unique way of approaching these questions, identifying the very different philosophical foundations that underpin the contemporary study of political leadership.


Presidents Prime Ministers Political Leadership Government Political Psychology government interaction personality philosophy psychology

Authors and affiliations

  • Robert Elgie
    • 1
  1. 1.Dublin City UniversityIreland

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