Sage Handbooks

Chapter in Political and Civic Leadership, Richard A. Couto, ed.

Book Abstract: Political and Civic Leadership offers broad coverage of important, of-the-moment topics related to political and civic leadership, including explorations of the personalities and environments of political leaders, leadership roles in governance and allegiance, citizen activists and civic engagement, political campaigning, urban politics and leadership, public management, ethics in politics, policy development and implementation, executive management of public opinion, political speechmaking and the "bully pulpit," congressional leadership, crisis management, and more.