Comparative Political Leadership

  • Ludger Helms

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Political Leadership series book series (PSPL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Kristof Steyvers, Herwig Reynaert, Tony Valcke
    Pages 227-248
  3. Erica Frantz, Elizabeth A. Stein
    Pages 292-313
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 315-326

About this book


This volume has been designed as a key resource in the field of international political leadership research. Written by a team of distinguished leadership scholars from three continents and nine countries, the original chapters gathered in this volume cover all the major fields of political leadership, from executive, legislative and party leadership to leadership in social movements and international organizations. The special value and appeal of this book relates to its genuinely comparative focus that characterizes all chapters.


Political governance Politicians Public governance Party leadership Rhetorical style Political psychology Gender and politics Democracy executive gender governance Government Leadership Political Leaders

Editors and affiliations

  • Ludger Helms
    • 1
  1. 1.University of InnsbruckAustria

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