Gamson's study of disobedience

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Gamson's study of disobedience (1982)


To see which factors influence independent behaviour in people


  • He put an advertisement in a newspaper asking for paid volunteers to take part in a discussion of 'standards of behaviour in the community'. 
  • Participants were put in groups of 9 and were asked to discuss a situation where a fictitious oil company had fired an employee as they said he had spoke out against them on television. He was taking them to court.
  • The discussions, both for and against the case, were…


Rachel Hanson


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