Explanations of Conformity

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Minority Influence
Minority Influence is likely to lead to internalisation and hence social change
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Social Change
When society adopts a new way of behaving. This then becomes widely accepted as the norm
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Conditions necessary for social change
Drawing attention to an issue, The role of conflicts, Consistency, The augmentation principle
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Drawing attention to an issue
Being exposed to minority viewpoint which opposes that of the majority creates conflict.
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The role of conflicts
Means we examine the minority position more deeply, which may involve in moving towards that situation
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Consistency
When minorities express the argument consistently, there are more likely to be taken seriously.
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The Augmentation Principle
when there are risks with authority against their minority idea, they are taken more seriously.
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When society adopts a new way of behaving. This then becomes widely accepted as the norm

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Social Change

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Drawing attention to an issue, The role of conflicts, Consistency, The augmentation principle

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Being exposed to minority viewpoint which opposes that of the majority creates conflict.

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Means we examine the minority position more deeply, which may involve in moving towards that situation

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