Modern Prince: What Leaders Need to Know Now / Edition 1

Modern Prince: What Leaders Need to Know Now / Edition 1

by Carnes Lord
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300105959

ISBN-13: 2900300105956

Pub. Date: 07/09/2004

Publisher: Yale University Press

An eminent political scientist and government official here offers witty and trenchant counsel on what leaders need to know in order to be effective -- how to deal with war and crises, diplomacy, secret intelligence, political advisors, the media, and more.

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An eminent political scientist and government official here offers witty and trenchant counsel on what leaders need to know in order to be effective -- how to deal with war and crises, diplomacy, secret intelligence, political advisors, the media, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900300105956
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/09/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
275

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
1Why Leadership Is Still Possible1
2Why Leadership Is Still Necessary11
3Leadership and Statecraft21
4On States33
5On Regimes40
6Elites and How to Manage Them50
7Modern Founders59
8Executive Power and Constitutional Democracy69
9Democracy Without Leaders86
10Autocratic Democracy96
11What Goals Leaders Pursue106
12What Tools Leaders Have Available113
13Administration116
14Law125
15Education and Culture134
16Economics141
17Diplomacy151
18Force159
19Intelligence169
20Communication180
21On Strategy192
22On Crisis Management200
23Advice and Decision207
24Leadership and Politics215
25Why Leadership Depends on the Times221
26Exhortation to Preserve Democracy from the Barbarians225
Notes233
Acknowledgments265
Index267

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