We’re Off to See the Wizard: Politics, Charisma, and Community Change

Kantor, C. / Published 2011 / Presentation

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Presenter Charles Kantor, Ph.D.
Date October 23, 2011
Abstract: The presentation will utilize the Descriptive Psychology concepts of status, community, and world to work toward an understanding of political behavior. This initial presentation will focus on the emergence of charismatic leaders, the community conditions involved in this phenomenon, and implications for our current political culture.
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