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Books & Chapters by Milgram at Yale


Books & Chapters on Milgram at Yale

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The Man Who Shocked the World - Thomas Blass
ISBN: 0465008070
Publication Date: 2009-02-24
Creator of the famous Obedience Experiments and originator of the "six degrees of separation" theory, Stanley Milgram transformed our understanding of human nature and continues to be one of the most important figures in psychology and beyond. In this sparkling biography, Thomas Blass captures the colorful personality and pioneering work of a visionary scientist...

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Stanley Milgram - Peter Lunt; Richard Stevens (Editor)
ISBN: 0230573150
Publication Date: 2009-10-15
...Lunt explores Milgram's influence in social psychology and how he undercut the traditional notion that individuals should be seen as rational autonomous beings.

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Ideology, Psychology, and Law - Jon Hanson (Editor); John Jost (Editor)
ISBN: 0199737517
Publication Date: 2012-01-11
...This book is the first to bring many of the world's experts on those topics together to examine the sometimes unsettling interactions between psychology, ideology, and law, and to better understand what, beyond and beneath the logic, animates the law. See chapter 17.

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American Dreams and Nazi Nightmares - Kirsten Fermaglich
ISBN: 1584655488
Publication Date: 2006-03-31
To a great extent, Holocaust consciousness in the contemporary United States has become intertwined with American Jewish identity and with support for right-wing Israeli politics -- but this was not always the case...

Teatrino Clandestino: Progetto Milgram - A. Zamperini
ISBN: 8820743507
Publication Date: 2008
This Italian-language book explores the themes of Milgram's work via a program of creative fiction, including a 35-scene play.

Dogs of Pavlov - Dannie Abse
ISBN: 0853031665
Publication Date: 1973-01-01
A play about Milgram's obedience experiments. The book also contains letters written to and by Milgram about the ethics of his obedience studies.


Books on Social Psychology & Related Fields at Yale

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Classic Experiments in Psychology - Douglas Mook
ISBN: 0313318212
Publication Date: 2004-12-30
...This book presents, in more depth than textbook treatment permits, the background, conduct, and implications of a selection of classic experiments in psychology...

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Social Psychology - Joanne R. Smith (Editor); S. Alexander Haslam (Editor)
ISBN: 0857027565
Publication Date: 2012-07-06
...This title provides a telescopic lens back to the past when investigations first began, then to the present day when new light is shining on these key pieces of research, to present a contemporary assessment of all aspects of social behavior.

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Why People Obey the Law - Tom R. Tyler
ISBN: 0691126739
Publication Date: 2006-04-17
People obey the law if they believe it's legitimate, not because they fear punishment--this is the startling conclusion of Tom Tyler's classic study...

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Meaning, Mortality, and Choice - Phillip R. Shaver (Editor); Mario Mikulincer (Editor)
ISBN: 1433811553
Publication Date: 2012-06-15
In this thought-provoking addition to the Herzliya Series on Personality and Social Psychology, editors Mario Mikulincer and Phillip R. Shaver have gathered a varied group of international thinkers to investigate...

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Iconoclast - Gregory Berns
ISBN: 1422133303
Publication Date: 2010-03-17
No organization can survive without iconoclasts - innovators who single-handedly upturn conventional wisdom and manage to achieve what so many others deem impossible...

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Rebels in Groups - Jolanda Jetten (Editor); Matthew J. Hornsey (Editor)
ISBN: 1405196858
Publication Date: 2011-01-18
With contributions from leading scholars in the field, Rebels in Groups brings together the latest research which, contrary to traditional views, considers dissent, deviance, difference and defiance to be a normal and healthy aspect of group life. ..


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