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The Politics of Crisis Management: Public Leadership under Pressure
Crisis management has become a defining feature of contemporary governance. In times of crisis, communities and members of organizations expect their leaders to minimize the impact, while critics and… Expand
Does Public Accountability Work? An Assessment Tool
In recent years, there has been a drive to strengthen existing public accountability arrangements and to design new ones. This prompts the question whether accountability arrangements actually work.… Expand
Celebrity Politics: The Politics of the Late Modernity?
The academic literature on celebrity politics is rarely systematic; more often it is superficial and anecdotal. In addition, most of the literature focuses either upon classifying different… Expand
Governing after crisis : the politics of investigation, accountability and learning
The constant threat of crises such as disasters, riots and terrorist attacks poses a frightening challenge to Western societies and governments. While the causes and dynamics of these events have… Expand
Leadership Style, Crisis Response and Blame Management: The Case of Hurricane Katrina
Crisis management research has largely ignored one of the most pressing challenges political leaders are confronted with in the wake of a large-scale extreme event: how to cope with what is commonly… Expand
Understanding Public Leadership
- P. '. Hart
- Political Science
- 16 October 2014
This major new text by one of the leading figures in the field worldwide, provides a systematic, and up-to-date introduction to political, public service and civic leadership drawing on a wide range… Expand
The real world of EU accountability: what deficit?
Acknowledgments List of Contributors List of Abbreviations List of Boxes, Figures, and Tables 1. The EU's Accountability Deficit: Reality or Myth? 2. The Quest for Legitimacy and Accountability in… Expand
Coping with Crises: The Management of Disasters, Riots and Terrorism.
The crisis approach
Disaster researchers do not make much use of the term “crisis” and when they do, it is often used as a synonym for “disaster”. We argue that the use of these terms implies differences in analytical… Expand
Symbols, Rituals and Power: The Lost Dimensions of Crisis Management
- P. '. Hart
- 1 March 1993
There is a systematic deflation in governmental rhetoric of the developments that call attention to the unequal distribution of goods and services and a systematic inflation of the forms of threat… Expand