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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 andExpand
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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
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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 differentExpand
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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 haveExpand
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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 commonlyExpand
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Understanding Public Leadership
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 rangeExpand
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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 inExpand
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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 analyticalExpand
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Symbols, Rituals and Power: The Lost Dimensions of Crisis Management
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 threatExpand
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