The Man Who Shocked the World
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BeschreibungThe creator of the famous "Obedience Experiments," and originator of the "six degrees of separation" concept, Stanley Milgram was one of the most innovative scientists of modern times. Blass captures the colorful personality and pioneering work of a social psychologist who profoundly altered the way society thinks about human nature.
PortraitThomas Blass, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland. www.stanleymilgram.com
Pressestimmen"BBC Focus magazine"
"Milgram's notorious study forms the centrepiece of this outstanding biography - and rightly so, given its continued importance in understanding such horrors as the torture of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib. But as author Thomas Blass makes clear, Milgram pioneered other major areas of research, including the famous 'Small World' effect...Blass does a fine job of weaving together Milgram's life and science, revealing a portrait of a genius who, ironically enough, had real problems with authority."
Untertitel: The Life and Legacy of Stanley Milgram. 25 illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: The Perseus Books Group
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2005
Seitenanzahl: 384 Seiten