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From princeps to president? Comparing local political leadership transformation

Steyvers, Kristof; Bergström, Tomas LU ; Back, Henry; Boogers, Marcel; De La Fuente, Jose Manuel Ruano and Schaap, Linze (2008) In Local Government Studies 34(2). p.131-146
Abstract
Using conceptual dimensions identified by the literature on political leadership, this article compares its transformations at the local level in Europe. Often associated with the alleged shift to governance, the strengthening of the executive comes forward as the underlying tendency in contemporary local leadership. Empowered individualised leadership emerges, in terms of coming to and taking office, challenging traditional notions of tasks, style and conditions of local leadership. Such a tendency does not imply the apparent Americanisation of political leadership however, as the articles in this collection show, rather a path dependent European route has emerged.
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Local Government Studies
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131 - 146
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Taylor & Francis
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0300-3930
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10.1080/03003930701852179
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English
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  author       = {Steyvers, Kristof and Bergström, Tomas and Back, Henry and Boogers, Marcel and De La Fuente, Jose Manuel Ruano and Schaap, Linze},
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  language     = {eng},
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  series       = {Local Government Studies},
  title        = {From princeps to president? Comparing local political leadership transformation},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03003930701852179},
  volume       = {34},
  year         = {2008},
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