Milgtams agency theory- Evaluate

  • The theory has real life application to explain obedience, e.g. it explains why so any soldier in world war 2 followed orders without question. They saw themselves as agents for the person giving them the orders, in this case, Hitler. 
  • The participants in Milgram's experiment were seen to be following orders from the experimenter and had passed over responsibility for their actions.
  • In Hofling's experiment the nurses became an agent of the Dr who was…


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