soc 2_5 RCT

Soc 2_5 RCT - Sociological nature of authority and rules o Hoffman what would we have done The people we follow rooted in the period which we life

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Soc RCT 2/5/08 Obedience (movie seen in lecture)     o Laughter among the audience o Stanley Milgram Experiment- today considered as a violation of rights o White lab coat- emotional response.  o Authority created through: setting, language used, at Yale Weber’s terms:  o Traditional authority- lab coat, appear as a professional in science o Charismatic authority- trained to act as an author o Legal/Rational- expecting people to fulfill a role
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Unformatted text preview: Sociological nature of authority and rules o Hoffman: what would we have done? The people we follow- rooted in the period which we life, age, class. o Sociological imagination: When we are able to see our own personal life in a larger social light “Tell me the landscape in which you live, and I will tell you who you are”-Jose Orgeta y Gasset o Who you are is shaped y society we come from...
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Conley during the Spring '08 term at NYU.

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