In the first major systematic analysis of the Japanese prime minister’s role and influence in the policy process, Kenji Hayao argues that the prime minister can play a major if not critical part in bringing about policy changes.
The essays in this collection highlight theoretical issues surrounding concepts of power. These essayists argue that the only way to fully comprehend and analyze the complexities of power is to locate where the material, psychological, and social dimensions of political power are socially situated and reproduced.
An edited collection of seminal literature on political leadership. Essays range from ancient Greece to the twentieth century, covering pundits that include Plato, Machiavelli, and Freud.