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Explain one difference between compliance and internalisation.

Compliance is an example of shallow conformity where an individual will conform
publicly, but not privately. For example, publicly laughing at a joke, when secretly you
don't find it funny. Whereas internalisation is a deeper form…

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Explain what is meant by normative social influence, informational social
influence and referent social influence?

Normative social influence is conformity based on the need to be accepted and fit in
within a group. This may be because being part of the group is rewarding or the group
has the power…

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Explain what is meant by `obedience' and `validity'.

Obedience is complying with the orders of someone else to carry out an action ­
usually someone with legitimate authority and power ­ such as a boss.

Validity is when something measures what it claims to measure.

Discuss one ethical criticism of…

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Locus of control is the extent to which an individual believes they can alter what
happens and have control over the events in their lives. Someone with an internal
locus of control believes that they have control over their lives, whereas someone
with an external locus of control will strongly…

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Another way that they could improve their social status is through social action, in
the form of campaigns and protests for equal rights and by challenging the existing
power base in society.

When are minority groups more likely to use social action and social
creativity than social mobility to improve…


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