Behind the Shock Machine: The Untold Story of the Notorious Milgram Psychology Experiments

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Price
$26.95  $25.06
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.3 X 1.2 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781595589217

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About the Author
Gina Perry is a psychologist and writer. She wrote the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's award-winning Radio National documentary Beyond the Shock Machine. She lives in Melbourne, Australia.
Reviews

Praise for the Australian edition

"Remarkable...Reading "Behind the Shock Machine" becomes an act of creative disobedience."
--"The Australian"

"There may be no studies of the twentieth century more haunting--or more revealing of human beings at their best and worst--than Stanley Milgram's work. And here, finally, is a book that illuminates Milgram and his research subjects in riveting, compassionate detail."
--Deborah Blum, author of "Love at Goon Park"

"[A] provocative magnum opus... full of new info and insights, written with a literary flair so engaging and absorbing that I found it hard to put down."
--Thomas Blass, author of "The Man Who Shocked the World"

"An intriguing tale about science, ethics and storytelling."
--"The Age"

"An absorbing account of Stanley Milgram, his subjects, and the continuing quest to understand what it means to be human."
--David Baker, director, Archives of the History of American Psychology
Praise for the Australian edition

"Remarkable...Reading "Behind the Shock Machine" becomes an act of creative disobedience."
--"The Australian"

"There may be no studies of the twentieth century more haunting--or more revealing of human beings at their best and worst--than Stanley Milgram's work. And here, finally, is a book that illuminates Milgram and his research subjects in riveting, compassionate detail."
--Deborah Blum, author of "Love at Goon Park"

"[A] provocative magnum opus... full of new info and insights, written with a literary flair so engaging and absorbing that I found it hard to put down."
--Thomas Blass, author of "The Man Who Shocked the World"

"An intriguing tale about science, ethics and storytelling."
--"The Age"

"An absorbing account of Stanley Milgram, his subjects, and the continuing quest to understand what it means to be human."
--David Baker, director, Archives of the History of American Psychology

Praise for the Australian edition
"Remarkable...Reading "Behind the Shock Machine" becomes an act of creative disobedience."
--"The Australian"
"There may be no studies of the twentieth century more haunting--or more revealing of human beings at their best and worst--than Stanley Milgram's work. And here, finally, is a book that illuminates Milgram and his research subjects in riveting, compassionate detail."
--Deborah Blum, author of "Love at Goon Park"
"[A] provocative magnum opus... full of new info and insights, written with a literary flair so engaging and absorbing that I found it hard to put down."
--Thomas Blass, author of "The Man Who Shocked the World"
"An intriguing tale about science, ethics and storytelling."
--"The Age"
"An absorbing account of Stanley Milgram, his subjects, and the continuing quest to understand what it means to be human."
--David Baker, director, Archives of the History of American Psychology

Praise for the Australian edition
"RemarkableReading Behind the Shock Machine becomes an act of creative disobedience."
The Australian
"There may be no studies of the twentieth century more hauntingor more revealing of human beings at their best and worstthan Stanley Milgram s work. And here, finally, is a book that illuminates Milgram and his research subjects in riveting, compassionate detail."
Deborah Blum, author of Love at Goon Park
"[A] provocative magnum opus full of new info and insights, written with a literary flair so engaging and absorbing that I found it hard to put down."
Thomas Blass, author of The Man Who Shocked the World
"An intriguing tale about science, ethics and storytelling."
The Age
"An absorbing account of Stanley Milgram, his subjects, and the continuing quest to understand what it means to be human."
David Baker, director, Archives of the History of American Psychology
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Praise for the Australian edition

"Remarkable...Reading Behind the Shock Machine becomes an act of creative disobedience."
--The Australian

"There may be no studies of the twentieth century more haunting--or more revealing of human beings at their best and worst--than Stanley Milgram's work. And here, finally, is a book that illuminates Milgram and his research subjects in riveting, compassionate detail."
--Deborah Blum, author of Love at Goon Park

"[A] provocative magnum opus... full of new info and insights, written with a literary flair so engaging and absorbing that I found it hard to put down."
--Thomas Blass, author of The Man Who Shocked the World

"An intriguing tale about science, ethics and storytelling."
--The Age

"An absorbing account of Stanley Milgram, his subjects, and the continuing quest to understand what it means to be human."
--David Baker, director, Archives of the History of American Psychology