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Author Denton, Robert E., Jr.

Title Moral leadership and the American presidency / Robert E. Denton
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [2005]


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 MELB  973.099 Den/Mla  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 147 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Presidential character : does it really matter? -- Ch. 2. The diminished presidency : post-Clinton -- Ch. 3. The American presidency : the job description -- Ch. 4. The American presidency and moral leadership -- Ch. 5. The case of William Jefferson Clinton -- Ch. 6. So, what about George W. Bush? -- Ch. 7. The presidency, moral leadership, and a government as good as the American people
Summary "Robert E. Denton, Jr.'s book explores moral presidential leadership, ultimately calling for a return to a "heroic presidency." Briefly surveying presidential character throughout our history, he gives an overview of the decline in trust of the government and offers possible reasons for this trend."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 137-141
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Psychology.
Presidents -- United States -- Conduct of life -- History.
Character -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Presidents -- Professional ethics -- United States.
Political leadership -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- Moral and ethical aspects.
LC no. 2005010744
ISBN 0742539482 hardback