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Title The psychological assessment of political leaders : with profiles of Saddam Hussein and Bill Clinton / edited by Jerrold M. Post
Edition First paperback edition
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2005]
©2005
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 462 pages)
Contents Profiling political leaders : an introduction / Jerome M. Post, Stephen G. Walker, and David G. Winter -- Assessing leaders' personalities : a historical survey of academic research studies / David G. Winter -- Leader personality assessments in support of government policy / Jerrold M. Post -- The search for causal mechanisms / Stephen G. Walker and Jerrold M. Post -- Assessing leaders at a distance : the political personality profile / Jerrold M. Post -- Psychoanalytic assessments of character and performance in presidents and candidates : some observations on theory and method / Stanley A. Renshon -- Verbal behavior and personality assessment / Walter Weintraub -- Measuring the motives of political actors at a distance / David G. Winter -- Assessing leadership style : trait analysis / Margaret G. Hermann -- Profiling the operational codes of political leaders / Stephen G. Walker, Mark Schafer, and Michael D. Young -- Assessing integrative complexity at a distance : archival analyses of thinking and decision making / Peter Suedfeld, Karen Guttieri, and Philip E. Tetlock -- The construction of causal stories about political leaders / Jerrold M. Post and Stephen G. Walker -- William Jefferson Clinton's psychology / Stanley A. Renshon -- General personality traits and ego defense / Walter Weintraub -- Motivations and mediation of self-other relationships / David G. Winter -- William Jefferson Clinton's leadership style / Margaret G. Hermann -- Operational code beliefs and object appraisal / Stephen G. Walker, Mark Schafer, and Michael D. Young -- President Clinton : cognitive manager in trouble / Peter Suedfeld and Philip E. Tetlock -- Saddam Hussein of Iraq : a political psychology profile / Jerrold M. Post -- General personality traits and ego defenses / Walter Weintraub -- Motivations and mediation of self-other relationships / David G. Winter -- Saddam Hussein's leadership style / Margaret G. Hermann -- Operational code beliefs and object appraisal / Stephen G. Walker, Mark Schafer, and Michael D. Young -- Saddam Hussein's integrative complexity under stress / Peter Suedfeld -- Assessing political leaders in theory and in practice / Jerrold M. Post and Stephen G. Walker
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-441) and index
Notes 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. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Clinton, Bill, 1946- -- Psychology.
Hussein, Saddam, 1937-2006 -- Psychology.
Heads of state -- Psychology.
Political leadership -- Psychological aspects.
Politicians -- Psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Post, Jerrold M.
ISBN 047202275X (electronic bk.)
9780472022755 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)