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Women in power : the personalities and leadership styles of Indira Gandhi, Golda Meir, and Margaret Thatcher

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Kirtland Community College Library D 839.5 .S74 2008 30775305499726 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780773533561
  • ISBN: 0773533567
  • Physical Description: print
    xii, 436 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-421) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Indira Gandhi: from Prime Minister's daughter to Prime Minister -- Mother India: the personality profile of Indira Gandhi -- Indira Gandhi's leadership style -- Golda Meir: from immigrants' daughter to Prime Minister -- The Jewish grandmother: the personality profile of Golda Meir -- Golda Meir's leadership style -- Margaret Thatcher: from grocer's daughter to Prime Minister -- The Iron Lady: the personality profile of margaret Thatcher -- Margaret Thatcher's leadership style.
Summary, etc.: "In Women in Power, Blema S. Steinberg explores the personalities and leadership styles of three remarkable female leaders, Indira Gandhi, Golda Meir, and Margaret Thatcher to help us understand the ways in which personality impacts on leadership. The personality traits of each woman are examined using insights from the fields of psychiatry, psychology, and psychoanalysis, while their respective leadership styles draw upon measures developed by political scientists. Steinberg then tests the theoretical expectations concerning the relationship between different personality traits and leadership styles against the empirical evidence for each prime minister. The book concludes with a comparative analysis of her results."--Jacket.
Subject: Gandhi, Indira 1917-1984
Meir, Golda 1898-1978
Thatcher, Margaret
Women prime ministers Biography
Women Political activity History 20th century
Women presidents Biography
Leadership in women Case studies
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