Conformity+4+Bystander+Nonintervention

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Conformity 4: Bystander Non-Intervention
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Bystander Non-Intervention The Kitty Genovese Incident Ms. Catherine (Kitty) Genovese, bartender, was returning home at 3AM in Queens She was grabbed on her way from her car to her apartment Lights went on in a nearby 10-floor apartment building Ms. Genovese began screaming that she had been stabbed Windows open in the apartment building, one man shouted, “Let that girl alone.” The attacker left ….but then returned and stabbed her again Genovese screamed, “I’m dying! I’m dying!”
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Bystander Non-Intervention Again the lights came on and windows opened Attacker left again, got into his car, and drove away Ms. Genovese staggered to her feet again as a city bus drove by The attacker returned once again, finding Genovese in a doorway He stabbed her a third time, this time fatally Finally, the police received the first call (at 3:50); they arrived in 2 minutes Ms. Genovese was already dead
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This note was uploaded on 07/21/2011 for the course SOC 150a taught by Professor Willer during the Fall '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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