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Legitimating Identities: The Self-Presentations of Rulers and Subjects
From military despots to democratic presidents, rulers spend much time convincing themselves of their right to be in charge. This important and original new survey draws on a growing body of research in political science, history, and sociology to reveal how governments devote time, resources, and energy to cultivating their own sense of who they are, not for the benefit ...more
Paperback, 170 pages
Published April 3rd 2012 by Cambridge University Press
(first published October 18th 2001)
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