Barack Obama and the Politics of Redemption by Stanley A. Renshon

By Stanley A. Renshon

Every new president increases many questions within the public brain. simply because Barack Obama was once a relative newcomer to the nationwide political scene, he raised extra questions than so much. may he end up to be a realistic centrist or may his politics of wish eventually flounder at the rocky shoals of America’s deep political divisions? What of his management type? How could the uncommonly calm personality he proven at the crusade path form Obama’s political kind as commander-in-chief?

Based on wide biographical, mental, and political learn and research, famous political psychologist Stanley Renshon follows Obama’s presidency in the course of the first years. He digs into the query of who's the genuine Obama and assesses the benefits and boundaries that he brings to the presidency. those questions can't be responded with no recourse to mental research. they usually can't be responded with no mental wisdom of presidential management and the presidency itself. Renshon explains that Obama’s ambition has been fueled by way of a hope for redemption—his personal, that of his mom and dad, and eventually for the rustic he now leads, which has huge, immense outcomes for his offerings as president of a politically divided the United States.

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