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The Individual In A Social World: Essays and Experiments
This is the third, expanded edition of this classic collection of essays.
Paperback, 2nd Expanded Edition, 320 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
(first published 1977)
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This book is an interesting but rather dated series of essays, interviews and summary articles of Milgram's work. I was interested, like most people, I would have thought, in his famous experiments on obedience in hierarchical social situations, the Yale/Bridport electric shock experiments, the results of which, I think still have relevance for us today. In fact Milgram foresaw this wondering "what government, with its vastly greater authority and prestige, can command of its subjects".
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Buku ini secara ajaib menjadi rujukan mata kuliah "baru" di Psikologi UI: Psikologi Perkotaan (Urban). Lebih jauh, justru saya merasa agak terharu ketika membaca kata pengantar Philip Zimbardo di buku ini. Sial, bagaimana mungkin dua raksasa psikologi sosial ini ternyata adalah teman kuliah. Membayangkan bagaimana mereka dahulu menyelesaikan bachelornya dan pelan-pelan menabalkan diri sebagai orang-orang yang akan diingat, tentu akan menjadi sangat menyenangkan jika itu difilmkan. ...more
Dr. Stanley Milgram (Ph.D., Harvard University, Social Psychology, 1960) spent most of his career as a professor of psychology at City University of New York Graduate Center. While at Harvard, he conducted the small-world experiment (the source of the "six degrees of separation" concept); at Yale, he conducted the "Milgram experiment" on obedience to authority. He also introduced the concept of "f ...more
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