AUTHORITY - -Socialization media North Korea-Communist state-Secretive self-reliant hostile to outsiders-April:”satellite” launch

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AUTHORITY, POWER, OBEDIENCE Authority -The justifiable right to exercise power Types of authority -Charismatic authority -Based on personal appeal of individual leader -Difficult to pass on -Charisma -Specific qualities that inspire loyalty and obedience in others -Traditional authority -Based on appeals to the past of tradition -Not easily adaptable -Legal-rational authority -Based on legal, impersonal rules -Attached to roles, not individuals 3 dimensions of power 1. When different agendas clash, conflict results, and one agenda wins 2. When power is too formidable to resist 3. When people’s choices are shaped by “invisible” power
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Unformatted text preview: -Socialization, media North Korea-Communist state-Secretive, self-reliant, hostile to outsiders-April:”satellite” launch Obedience-Milgram experiment(1961)-Participants(“teachers”) gave electric shocks to others (“learners”)-learners were actors-Shocks increased in intensity, up to “lethal”-Over half of teachers shocked learners up to the “lethal” level ABC recreates Milgram Sample:-Ethnically diverse, highly educated Who followed orders to the end?-65% of men-73% of women Lessons from Milgram Questions:...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2010 for the course SOCIOLOGY 2000 taught by Professor Lauriechancy during the Spring '10 term at LSU.

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