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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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Leading and Leaving

Leading and Leaving

(p.138) Chapter 6 Leading and Leaving
Being Political

Jack Corbett

University of Hawai'i Press

The chapter explores what it is like to lead a country with specific reference to the change required of a person who seeks a life in public office. In particular, it grapples with questions about conduct and corruption, legacy and defeat. It concludes that, apart from being an important way to think about individuals, transformation embodies broader themes about independence and transition.

Keywords:   corruption, conduct, legacy, transition, regret

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