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Handbook of heroism and heroic leadership

Handbook of heroism and heroic leadership / edited by Scott T. Allison, George R. Goethals, and Roderick M. Kramer.
1 edition.
New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
xxii, 572 pages ; 26 cm
Other contributors
Allison, Scott T., editor.
Goethals, George R., editor.
Kramer, Roderick M. (Roderick Moreland), 1950- editor.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Foreword / Philip Zimbardo
  • Introduction
  • Setting the scene : the rise and coalescence of heroism science / Scott T. Allison, George R. Goethals, and Roderick M. Kramer
  • Origins of heroism
  • Attributes and applications of heroes : a brief history of lay and academic perspectives / Elaine L. Kinsella, Timothy D. Ritchie, and Eric R. Igou
  • Why heroism exists : evolutionary perspectives on extreme helping / Sara Kafashan, Adam Sparks, Amanda Rotella, and Pat Barclay
  • Adaptive foundations of heroism : social heuristics push advantageous everyday ethical behavior to heroic extremes / Gordon T. Kraft-Todd and David G. Rand
  • The evolution and neurobiology of heroism / Stephanie D. Preston
  • Character development and the emergence of heroic leadership : towards a relational developmental systems-based model / Kristina Schmid Callina, Richard M. Lerner, Ettya Fremont, Brian Burkhard, Danielle Stacey, and Shaobing Su
  • The moral character of heroes / Lawrence J. Walker
  • Why and how groups create moral heroes / Ari Decter-Frain, Ruth Vanstone, and Jeremy A. Frimer
  • The hero organism : advancing the embodiment of heroism thesis in the 21st century / Olivia Efthimiou
  • Types of heroism
  • Everyday heroes : determinants of moral courage / Anna Halmburger, Anna Baumert, and Manfred Schmitt
  • Heroism in times of crisis: understanding leadership during extreme events
  • Zeno e. franco
  • Holocaust heroes : heroic altruism of non-jewish moral exemplars in nazi europe / Stephanie Fagin-Jones
  • Heroism and wisdom in medicine / Margaret Plews-Ogan, Justine E. Owens, Natalie May, and Monika Ardelt
  • Deviant heroes and social heroism in everyday life : activists and artists / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Michael Condren, and Izabela Lebuda
  • To become or not to become? : existential courage and the pursuit of desired identities / Roderick M. Kramer
  • Heroism in the networked society / Dana Klisanin
  • A training program in spiritually-oriented leadership : inner growth for outer change / Elsa Lau, Sarah B. Sherman, and Lisa Miller
  • Career development and a sense of calling : contexts for heroism / Bryan J. Dik, Adelyn B. Shimizu, and William O'Connor
  • Underdogs as heroes / Joseph A. Vandello, Nadav Goldschmied, and Kenneth Michniewicz
  • Whistleblowers as heroes : fostering "quiet" heroism in place of the heroic whistleblower stereotype / A J Brown
  • Processes of heroism
  • The hero's transformation / Scott T. Allison and George R. Goethals
  • Moral transformation : the paths to heroism, villainy, and victimhood / Amelia Goranson and Kurt Gray
  • The impact of heroism on heroes and observers : stories of elevation and personal change / Jeanne Nakamura and Laura Graham
  • Accidental and purposeful impediments to heroism / Craig D. Parks
  • Heroic empathy: the heart of leadership / Ronald H. Humphrey and Laural L. Adams
  • Heroic leaders and despotic tyrants : how power and status shape leadership / Anika Stuppy and Nicole L. Mead
  • The intersection of purpose and heroism: a study of exemplars / Kendall Cotton Bronk and Brian R. Riches
  • Heroism and the pursuit of meaning / Jeffrey D. Green, Daryl R. Van Tongeren, Athena H. Cairo, and Nao Hagiwara
  • Psychopathy and heroism : unresolved questions and future directions / Brett A. Murphy, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and Ashley L. Watts
  • The courage of one's moral convictions : exploring the two sides of heroism / Ronnie Janoff-Bulman and Prerana Bharadwaj
  • Contributors
  • Index.
Subject headings
Leadership--Psychological aspects.
9781138915633 (hardback ; alk. paper)
1138915637 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9781138915657 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1138915653 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781315690100 (ebook)
Standard Identifier


Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
BF637.L4 H336 2017
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