SS101_Social psychology

SS101_Social psychology - Socialpsychology SS101

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Social psychology  SS101 o o o “Brain Washing” o Janowitz and Shils o Pimps And cults Durkheim and suicide Anomie George Simmel (1858-1918) The “web of group affliation” “Metropolis” The sociological meaning of “Rational” The consequences of increasing secondary rational relationships Pappenheim vs Schopenhauer “Definition of the situation” The Zimbardo Experiment 
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Primary groups are characterized by informal personal relationships Essential to all of us for support  Permit or encourage emotion and affection Allowed circles of intimate relationships where one can be oneself  Require total participation by all of us Not a great deal of freedom For support and security  Secondary groups relate to one another impersonally with a certain formality Involve specific duties and obligations  Interact with the person to achieve a goal Ex. Automobile mechanic, clerk in a store  We look at them at a psychology detached way  Alinksky Wrote about his contact with the Al Capone gang The individual must continually act as a group animal throughout life
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