By Patrik Öhberg
Focusing first at the party-centered politics of ecu democracies, the place occupation goals are inevitably various than these within the usa, Patrik Öhberg appears to be like heavily at what motivates these aiming on the optimum point of the political hierarchy, how those motivators range among extra and not more equalitarian societies, and the way such goals play out. His booklet, which pulls upon a uniquely broad survey carried out by means of the Swedish nationwide Election learn application, is the 1st thorough examine of elite politicians who aspire to the head echelons of the parliamentary method. Politicians with occupation objectives have a special proposal of illustration, Öhberg unearths; they exhibit the next measure of political self-regard and are extra conscious of the desires of the occasion elite in constructing options. those findings range between ecu democracies, they usually fluctuate from the qualities and trajectories of political ambition within the usa. via determining the subtleties and charting the diversities, Öhberg bargains a precious lesson on even if and the way consultant democracies are served through politicians pushed by way of own ambition, or via these subverting such objectives to the desires of occasion or state.
Ambition, this well timed e-book reminds us, has been an important for political thinkers from Aristotle in the course of the Founding Fathers to the most recent candidate for larger place of work. proficient via background and social technological know-how idea, and down to earth in a wealth of information, Ambitious Politicians expands our realizing of the real and altering function of such ambition in collective decision-making in our day.
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