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Being PoliticalLeadership and Democracy in the Pacific Islands$
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Jack Corbett

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780824841027

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824841027.001.0001

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Legislating and Governing

Legislating and Governing

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(p.82) Chapter 4 Legislating and Governing
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Being Political
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Jack Corbett

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824841027.003.0004

Looks at two other key functions of politicians: legislator and minister. It finds that politicians confront a paradox when seeking to enact change: they are both powerful and powerless. It concludes by arguing that recognition of this dilemma forces us to rethink our expectations of what can be achieved, with specific reference to the emerging literature on ‘developmental’ leadership.

Keywords:   structure-agency, developmental leadership, professionalization, Westminster, governance

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