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Narcissism and Politics: Dreams of Glory by Jerrold M. Post

By Jerrold M. Post

during this age of narcissism, the proliferation of politicians with major narcissistic character gains is dramatic. pushed by means of goals of glory, they appear to discover the highlight that the world of politics presents impossible to resist. This ebook analyzes narcissism and politics and systematically explores the psychology of narcissism - the entitlement, the grandiosity and conceitedness overlying lack of confidence, the sensitivity to feedback, and the starvation for acclaim - illustrating diversified narcissistic character gains via a spectrum of overseas and nationwide politicians. It addresses the ability of charismatic leader–follower relationships, in addition to the effect of age and sickness on leaders pushed via desires of glory.

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