The tension between ruler and ruled in democratic societies has never been satisfactorily resolved, and the competing interpretations of this relationship lie at the bottom of much modern political discourse. In this fascinating book, Thomas Wren clarifies and elevates the debates over leadership by identifying the fundamental premises and assumptions that underlie past and present understandings.
The Challenge of Democracy
New Horizons in Leadership Studies series
Chapter 3: A New Conception of the People
Subjects: politics and public policy, leadership
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