Presidential Character: Predicting Performance In The White House / Edition 4

Presidential Character: Predicting Performance In The White House / Edition 4

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by James David Barber
     
 

The Presidential Character unifies political psychology, history, and biography to help readers understand the complex factors that influence our vote. In addition, the author includes predictions actually written and published before Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, and Bush ever served and present an analysis of how predictions work. See more details below

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The Presidential Character unifies political psychology, history, and biography to help readers understand the complex factors that influence our vote. In addition, the author includes predictions actually written and published before Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, and Bush ever served and present an analysis of how predictions work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137181230
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/14/1992
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.12(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

I. PREDICTING PRESIDENTS.

1. Presidential Character and How to Foresee It.

II. THE CONTRADICTIONS OF POWER.

2. Three Tragic Tales.
3. The Active-Negative Presidents.
4. The Origins of Presidential Compulsion.
5. Richard Nixon: Winning Tragedy.

III. OF LOVE AND POLITICAL DUTY.

6. The Passive-Negative Presidents.
7. The Passive-Positive Presidents.
8. Reagan Wrecks Reality.

IV. CONGRUENCE IN CHARACTER.

9. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Active-Positive Affection.
10 Harry S. Truman and Active-Positive Combat.
11. John F. Kennedy and Active-Positive Commitment.
12. The Crucial Ford Transition.

V. BEYOND CHARACTER.

13. President Carter and Negotiation.
14. President Bush and Worldview.

VI. THE THEORY OF PRESIDENTIAL CHARACTER.

15. Adding It Up.

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