The Individual in a Social World: Essays and Experiments / Edition 3

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This third expanded and definitive collection of essays by Stanley Milgram, the creator of the iconoclastic 'obedience experiments' and the originator of the concept of 'six degrees of separation'. Original, thought provoking and fascinating. Milgram was years ahead of his time, and this book should be read by every social scientist who is interested in behaviour beyond the laboratory. Richard Wiseman, author of Quirkology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781905177127
  • Publisher: Pinter & Martin Ltd
  • Publication date: 11/16/2010
  • Edition description: Expanded
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 997,156
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE INDIVIDUAL IN THE CITYCHAPTER 1: The Experience of Living in Cities CHAPTER 2: The Urban Bystander CHAPTER 3: On Maintaining Social Norms CHAPTER 4: Response to Intrusion into Waiting Line CHAPTER 5: The Idea of a Neighborhood CHAPTER 6: The Familiar Stranger CHAPTER 7: A Psychological Map of New York City CHAPTER 8: Psychological Maps of Paris CHAPTER 9: The Vertical City PART TWO: THE INDIVIDUAL AND AUTHORITT CHAPTER 10: Some Conditions of Obedience and Disobedience to Authority CHAPTER 11: Interpreting Obedience: Error and Evidence CHAPTER 12: Ethical Issues in the Study of Obedience CHAPTER 13: Subject Reaction: The Neglected Factor in the Ethics of Experimentation CHAPTER 14: Disobedience in the Sixties PART THREE: THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE GROUP CHAPTER 15: Nationality and Conformity CHAPTER 16: Conformity and Norwegian LIfe CHAPTER 17: Ethics and the Conformity Experiment CHAPTER 18: Group Pressure and Action Against a Person and more...
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