Agency Theory

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What are the four steps within Agency Theory?
Maintaining society, Agentic, Autonomous and Moral Strain
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What is the autonomous state?
Own free will and feel responsible for our own actions
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What is the agentic state?
See ourselves as an agent for another person, feel they are responsible.
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Who do we usually obey? What are they?
Parents, police, teachers.. a legitimate authority figure.
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What is moral strain?
This is taking part in something we would not usually want to and feeling uncomfortable and wrong.
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Give 3 supporting evidences
Milgram found 65% = 450v. Hofling supports 21/22 and Meeus and Raajmaker= 92% made all 15.
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Give 3 opposing evidences
M&R and Milgram= lab not eco valid. Could be their personality type- outgoing. and not everyone obeyed still 45% in Milgram.
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What event did Milgram first get agency theory from?
WW2 Hitler, Homocide.
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