An Examination Of The Type Of Culture And Social Influence

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A dictator is a ruler of a nation who wields all the power and is often viewed by other nations as ruthless and dangerous. Dictatorships do not usually have a system of checks and balances; the dictator makes all the decisions and does not generally consult with anyone on his decisions. They often inflict relentless punishments on those who oppose them or stand in their way of their goals. For example, Hitler killed millions of Jewish people because they stood in his way of creating a super race. The following paragraphs will take an in-depth review at another dictator, Stalin. In addition, an exploration of the aspects of leadership, conformity, obedience, and social power as it pertains to a dictatorship. Next, an examination of the type of culture in which a dictatorship might exist. Lastly, a brief inspection at how such a relationship between culture and social influence could exist outside of a dictatorship.
Iosif (Josef) Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili, known to many of us as Joseph Stalin, born in 1878 or 1879, depending on which report you read, and the dictator of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) or the Soviet Union, known today as Russia, from 1929 until his death in 1953. Stalin born into poverty as the only surviving child of four children, often ill and contracted smallpox as a child leaving his face scarred (Prince, 1945, p. 121; Biography.com, 2016). His hardships did not stop there. His father died when he was just eleven years old
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