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Stop that Thief! (or not)

Posted by The Situationist Staff on May 20, 2010

Here is another segment from John Quinones excellent ABC 20/20 series titled “What Would You Do?” — a series that, in essence, conducts situationist experiments through hidden-camera scenarios.  This episode asks “what would you do if you witnessed a beach theif in action?” (and includes analysis from social psychologist Carrie Keating).

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To review a sample of related Situationist posts, see “The Situation of Prejudice: Us vs. Them? or Them Is Us?” and “The Racialized Situation of Vandalism and Crime,” each of which contains a sizable list of other related Situationist posts. “

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