The Resource Inventing leadership : the challenge of democracy, J. Thomas Wren

Inventing leadership : the challenge of democracy, J. Thomas Wren

Label
Inventing leadership : the challenge of democracy
Title
Inventing leadership
Title remainder
the challenge of democracy
Statement of responsibility
J. Thomas Wren
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the intellectual history of the central constructs: the leader, the people, and, ultimately, the relationship between them as they seek to accomplish societal objectives. This book concludes with a proposed model of leadership for a modern democratic world
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wren, J. Thomas
Index
index present
LC call number
JC330.3
LC item number
.W74 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New horizons in leadership studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political leadership
  • Political leadership
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Political leadership
  • Political leadership
  • Politische Führung
  • Politik
Label
Inventing leadership : the challenge of democracy, J. Thomas Wren
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The classical ideal of the leader -- Plato -- Thomas Aquinas -- Conclusion : fictions and implicit theories -- The classical ideal in republics -- Aristotle -- Niccolo Machiavelli -- James Harrington -- The implicit theories of the classical republicans -- Toward a new implicit theory and a new fiction -- A new conception of the people. The emergence of 'the people' -- 'The people' as a protean fiction -- The implicit leadership theories of popular sovereignty -- Two fictions in need of a third fiction -- A new social relation -- The emergence of the fiction of leadership -- The implicit leadership theories of the leadership relation -- Inventing the fiction of leadership -- The challenge of democracy -- A republican prelude -- The transition to democracy -- The implicit leadership theories of democracy -- Introducing the fictions of leadership -- James Madison and the classical ideal -- Madison's core values -- Challenge #1 : the threat to the common good from the people--
  • Challenge #2 : the threat to the common good from the leaders -- Challenge #3 : the threat to the common good from the people and their leaders -- The implicit leadership theories of James Madison -- Alexis de Tocqueville and the challenges of democracy -- The nature of democracy -- The problems of democracy -- Solutions for the problems of democracy -- The implicit leadership theories of Alexis de Tocqueville -- Alexis de Tocqueville and the fiction of leadership -- Inventing liberalism -- John Locke -- John Stuart Mill -- John Rawls -- Robert Nozick -- Two liberalisms -- Conclusion : the liberal fiction in leadership terms -- Inventing communitarianism -- Aristotle -- G.W.F. Hegel -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Modern communitarian thought -- A new fiction of leadership -- What is the leadership challenge? -- What is the end or purpose of leadership? -- What is the epistemology of leadership? -- How is the matter of diversity and minority interests addressed?--
  • What is the perception of human nature? -- Are the people capable of governing? -- What is the role of the people? -- What is the role of the leader? -- How should leaders and the people interact? -- What institutions and processes are needed? -- Let the games begin
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 404 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848444614
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)180255111
  • (OCoLC)ocn180255111
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Inventing leadership : the challenge of democracy, J. Thomas Wren
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The classical ideal of the leader -- Plato -- Thomas Aquinas -- Conclusion : fictions and implicit theories -- The classical ideal in republics -- Aristotle -- Niccolo Machiavelli -- James Harrington -- The implicit theories of the classical republicans -- Toward a new implicit theory and a new fiction -- A new conception of the people. The emergence of 'the people' -- 'The people' as a protean fiction -- The implicit leadership theories of popular sovereignty -- Two fictions in need of a third fiction -- A new social relation -- The emergence of the fiction of leadership -- The implicit leadership theories of the leadership relation -- Inventing the fiction of leadership -- The challenge of democracy -- A republican prelude -- The transition to democracy -- The implicit leadership theories of democracy -- Introducing the fictions of leadership -- James Madison and the classical ideal -- Madison's core values -- Challenge #1 : the threat to the common good from the people--
  • Challenge #2 : the threat to the common good from the leaders -- Challenge #3 : the threat to the common good from the people and their leaders -- The implicit leadership theories of James Madison -- Alexis de Tocqueville and the challenges of democracy -- The nature of democracy -- The problems of democracy -- Solutions for the problems of democracy -- The implicit leadership theories of Alexis de Tocqueville -- Alexis de Tocqueville and the fiction of leadership -- Inventing liberalism -- John Locke -- John Stuart Mill -- John Rawls -- Robert Nozick -- Two liberalisms -- Conclusion : the liberal fiction in leadership terms -- Inventing communitarianism -- Aristotle -- G.W.F. Hegel -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Modern communitarian thought -- A new fiction of leadership -- What is the leadership challenge? -- What is the end or purpose of leadership? -- What is the epistemology of leadership? -- How is the matter of diversity and minority interests addressed?--
  • What is the perception of human nature? -- Are the people capable of governing? -- What is the role of the people? -- What is the role of the leader? -- How should leaders and the people interact? -- What institutions and processes are needed? -- Let the games begin
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 404 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848444614
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)180255111
  • (OCoLC)ocn180255111
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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