Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC2041: The Political Psychology of Elites

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Houghton, David Patrick. 2014 (2nd edition). Political Psychology: Situations, Individuals and Cases. New York: Routledge.

Bob Altemeyer. 1996. The Authoritarian Specter. London: Harvard University Press.

James David Barber. 1992 (4th edition). The Presidential Character: Predicting Performance in the White House. London: Prentice Hall.

Irving L. Janis. 1982 (2nd edition). Groupthink. Houghton Mifflin.

Yuen Foong Khong. 1992. Analogies at War: Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu, and the Vietnam Decisions of 1965. Princeton: Princeton University Press.