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Obedience to Authority

ISBN-10: 006073728X

ISBN-13: 9780060737283

Edition: 2004

Authors: Stanley Milgram

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List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Stanley Milgram taught social psychology at Yale University and Harvard University before becoming a Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His honors and awards include a Ford Foundation fellowship, an -American Association for the Advancement of Science sociopsychological prize, and a Guggenheim fellowship. He died in 1984 at the age of fifty-one.

Foreword
The dilemma of obedience
Method of inquiry
Expected behavior
Closeness of the victim
Individuals confront authority
Further variations and controls
Individuals confront authority II
Role permutations
Group effects
Why obedience? - an analysis
The process of obedience : applying the analysis to the experiment
Strain and disobedience
An alternative theory : is aggression the key?
Problems of method
Epilogue
Problems of ethics in research
Patterns among individuals