By William Ascher,Barbara Hirschfelder-Ascher
Revitalizing Political Psychology offers and extends 4 points of Lasswell's contributions to the sphere: the psychodynamic mechanisms drawn from psychoanalytic idea, using image institutions to appreciate political propaganda, the research of "democratic personality" for either the general public and the elites, and the constitution of trust platforms. In so doing, the authors hyperlink character and political conversation idea to democratic perform. The authors additionally critique management reports utilizing Lasswell's matters over the hazards to democratic responsibility and the present preoccupation with strengthening the jobs of charismatic and transformational leaders.
Intended for researchers, practitioners, and scholars within the parts of political and historic psychology, political method, and political communique, the book's emphasis on psychodynamics additionally appeals to psychoanalysts and the fabric on management appeals to execs in administration and industrial/organizational psychology.
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Revitalizing Political Psychology: The Legacy of Harold D. Lasswell by William Ascher,Barbara Hirschfelder-Ascher