Researching power, elites and leadershipMaterial type: BookPublisher: London Sage Publications 2012Description: xvi,320p.ISBN: 9780857024299.Subject(s): Power (Social sciences) | Elite (Social sciences) | LeadershipDDC classification: 658.4092
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -310) and index.
INTRODUCTION. Why Research Powerful People? ; Who the Book is For ; Key Concepts ; How the Book was Researched ; A Quick Guide to the Book ; The Chapters -- PART ONE: UNDERSTANDING. Origins ; Theory -- PART TWO: DOING. Literature ; Planning ; Frameworks ; Data -- PART THREE: USING. Analysis ; Outcomes -- Tools and Templates for Research Planning.
"This exciting new text consolidates the how's and why's of researching powerful people. Written by a leading authority in the field, this book introduces the reader to a significant area of methodology, and provides a research-based contribution to elite and leadership studies. It offers a truly international perspective that will appeal to those studying and working with elites in a variety of contexts. Useful features include: A variety of case studies and examples linked to over 1000 sources and resources; Extensive use of figures throughout the text to illustrate key points; Templates and models for planning and presentations The book promotes a practical future-oriented approach to support and inspire academic, professional and civil society researchers at all levels. It introduces new research frameworks and facilitates critical techniques through Critical Process Analysis. This is a must-have resource and an excellent new addition to the field of elite and leadership studies." -- Publisher's website.