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Moral leadership and the American presidency

Robert E. Denton, Jr.

Moral leadership and the American presidency

by Robert E. Denton, Jr.

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 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.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-141) and index.

    StatementRobert E. Denton, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK516 .D46 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 147 p. ;
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18832208M
    ISBN 100742539482
    LC Control Number2005010744

    The American Presidency examines the constitutional foundation of the executive office and the social, economic, political, and international forces that have reshaped it. Authors Sidney M. Milkis and Michael Nelson broadly examine the influence of each president, focusing on how these leaders have sought to navigate the complex and ever-changing terrain of the executive office and revealing. The Moral Rhetoric of American Presidents astutely analyzes the president’s role as the nation’s moral spokesman. Armed with quantitative methods from political science and the qualitative case study approach prevalent in rhetorical studies, Colleen J. Shogan demonstrates that moral and religious rhetoric is not simply a reflection of.

    The historical richness of Dunn's book provides a valuable backdrop for understanding the ever growing dichotomy between leadership and morality in America., Dunn's book is a serious, scholarly study of a topic that too often is treated too lightly and sensationally.   Fathers Of Our Country: How U.S. Presidents Exercised Moral Leadership In Crisis NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Barbara Perry, a presidential historian .

      Some of the hot-button topics demanding leadership include foreign policy, cybersecurity, economics, climate change, immigration, military action, refugees, policing, health care, terrorism, and violence. America demands a president with unwavering .   In this rich and illuminating book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author Robert Coles creates a portrait of moral leadership--what it is, and how it is achieved--through stories of people who have led and inspired him: Robert Kennedy, Dorothy Day, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Erik Erikson, a Boston bus driver, teachers in college, medical school, and elementary school, among : Random House Publishing Group.


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