Boston Politics: The Creativity of Power

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Walter de Gruyter, 1989 - Boston (Mass.) - 361 pages
 

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Contents

The Story of Politics
1
The Autocracy Condition of Creativity
7
The Paradox of Liberty
9
Power and Architecture
12
The Potential of Power
15
The Construction of the Autocracy
17
The Strategy of the Autocrat
20
The Principles of the Autocracy
25
The System of Political Insurance
180
Tributes to Power
183
Nodes of Behavior
185
Riddling Oddities
188
The Patrician Moment
189
The Pathology of Politics
191
The Movement unto Creation
204
The Movement unto Forms
206

The Invisible Government
26
Producing Institutions
28
Movement Among Institutions
29
Politics Versus Government
31
The Exercise of Authority
33
The Distant Intimacy
36
Disjunctions and Discontinuities
37
The Chaos of Power
40
The Court Locus of Creativity
43
The Few and the Many
45
Two Tales and Two Stages
46
The Field of Political Creativity
49
A Phenomenon of Politics That Defies Numbers
57
A Phenomenon of Politics to Be Studied in Its Mode of History
61
Institutional Change
63
Configurations and Institutions
64
Persons Define Places of Politics
67
The Alter Ego
68
The Court Theologian
69
The Politics Pro
70
The Entrepreneur
71
The Founders
72
Political Archaeology
75
Creativeness and Efficiency
87
The Process of Alternating
93
Time History and Society
99
The Kevin White Interest
110
Members Metamorphoses and Metastases
127
A Morphology
149
The Political Epoch
160
Formalities
178
The Movement unto Time 178 180 183 185 188 189 191 204 204 206
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The Government Movements of Creativity
211
The Politicians Progress The New and the Old
213
The Discovery of the Politician
217
The Revelation of Power
220
Persons and Institutions
223
The Primacy of Persons
226
The Consilium
232
Institutionalist Politics
240
Axial Configurations
244
The Appearance of Power
251
The Limits of Power
253
Power in the Twilight
255
Power and Representation
257
The Assumption of Power
258
Arcana Imperii
261
Simulacra Imperii
265
The Government and the City
266
The Politics of Spatial Creativity
289
Movements of Planning
296
Politics Space and Creativity
315
Bibliography
323
Index of Subjects
341
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Index of Names
351
The Cast
357
The Author 363
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