Narcissism and Politics

Narcissism and Politics

Dreams of Glory

Book - 2015
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"In this age of narcissism, the proliferation of politicians with significant narcissistic personality features is dramatic. Driven by dreams of glory, they seem to find the spotlight that the arena of politics provides irresistible. This book analyzes narcissism and politics and systematically explores the psychology of narcissism - the entitlement, the grandiosity and arrogance overlying insecurity, the sensitivity to criticism, and the hunger for acclaim - illustrating different narcissistic personality features through a spectrum of international and national politicians. It addresses the power of charismatic leader- follower relationships, as well as the impact of age and illness on leaders driven by dreams of glory"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Cambridge University Press,, 2015
ISBN: 9781107401297
Branch Call Number: ANF 320.019 POS
Characteristics: xix, 252 pages ; 23 cm

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