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From Tea Leaves to Opinion Polls: A Theory of Democratic Leadership John G. Geer

From Tea Leaves to Opinion Polls: A Theory of Democratic Leadership

John G. Geer

Published January 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780231102803
Unknown Binding
225 pages
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 About the Book 

Do politicians lead public life or follow it? Does the nature of representative democracy dictate that those in power respond to popular sentiment? And if public opinion is central to political action, what does it mean for a politician to lead? ThisMoreDo politicians lead public life or follow it? Does the nature of representative democracy dictate that those in power respond to popular sentiment? And if public opinion is central to political action, what does it mean for a politician to lead? This book aims to answer these and other fundamental questions on leadership and followership.