Social Influence-Social Change

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Social Change:

3 major factors that contribute to the minority influencing the majority:

  • Consistency- With a confident viewpoint, you are more likely to influence the majority.
  • Flexibility- Must be flexible with their viewpoint so more people can relate to the minority view.
  • Non dogmatic- Views must not appear rigid that cannot be altered.

Nazi Germany:
Hitler influenced the majoirty through the Nazi regime. The guards of the camps said they were just following orders.
Link to Minority Influence and Social ChangeHitler had persuaded thousands (then eventually millions) of German people


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