Social Contribution - Blind Obedience

PLan for a question on a contribution to society from the social approach (4-18 marks)

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  • Created by: Laura
  • Created on: 23-04-13 21:41
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  • Social - Explaining blind obedience
    • Who/How it's helped
      • Hospitals - consent policies
      • Understand traumatic events
      • Society -  competition between groups; obeying authority figures
      • Army -  training; orders
      • Society more harmonious
    • Strong
      • Tajfel
      • Milgram
      • Hofling
      • Ethic - removes blame; human nature
    • Weak
      • R.C.T
      • Milgram - lab
      • Takes responsibility away from person
  • Overall useful as it understands first steps in preventing prejudice & atrocities by blind obedience
  • BUT - says its human nature and can't prevent it so can only reduce effects

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