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Much discretionary power
Differentiation of self from followers (i.e., an
Russell (1938) :
As the beliefs and habits which have upheld traditional
power decay, it gradually gives way to power based upon
some new belief, or to ‘naked’ power, i.e. to the kind that
involves no acquiescence on the part of the subject. Such is
the power of the butcher over the sheep, of an invading army
over a vanquished nation, and of the police over detected
conspirators. The power of the Catholic Church over
Catholics is traditional, but its power over heretics who are
persecuted is naked (p. 57).
• How do we get abuse of power? We have necessary conditions (psych diﬀ and lots of
power) but there must be a triggering condition... Maner
Maner & Mead (2010) Measure dominance motivation Ss
Ss do a task, and told that they performed best, and
and would be group leader Group performance task on word associations
Group performance task on word associations (e.g.,
(e.g., white, scramble, shell: “egg”) Leader’s could assign clues to these questions,
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