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Free download of Theory of Collective Behavior by Neil Smelser. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more. OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 24 cm. Contents: Part one: The nature and emergence of collective behavior --The field of collective behavior --Societal conditions and collective behavior --Individual reactions to crises --Part two: The crowd --The forms of crowd behavior --Interactions in the crowd --Crowd process: symbolization and change --Crowd conventionalization.
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Collective behavior by Ralph H. Turner; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social psychology, Collective behavior. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction to Collective Behavior --Part I: Collective Behavior Social Contagion Theory The Emergent Norm Perspective The Value-Added Theory The Assembly Perspective and Sociocybernetic Theory Individualist Approaches to Collective Behavior
The book charted a new course in collective 7 behavior research by arguing that the participants in mass demonstrations were normal people whose behavior would shift by virtue of joining others in Author: Clark Mcphail. Collective Behavior and Social Movements: Process and Structure. Back to Main Page | Bibliography. Gary T. Marx and Douglas McAdam Prentice Hall, This chapter offers a framework for the study of this ever illusive and beguiling topic which goes to the very heart of positivist efforts to understand social behavior.
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Employing a relaxed, readable writing style, David Locher illustrates all the major sociological perspectives and theories of collective behavior and classical social movements.
The book provides a comprehensive and balanced examination of the field and provides recent examples that encourage readers to evaluate different perspectives and think for themselves/5(10). The book provides a comprehensive and balanced examination of the field and provides recent examples that encourage readers to evaluate different perspectives and think for themselves.
Addresses the study of collective behavior, theory, categories of collective behavior, an analysis of modern episodes of collective behavior Collective behavior. book social movements/5(12). Introduction to Collective Behavior and Collection Action David L. Miller. out of 5 stars 3. Kindle Edition.
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This book is for all those who are curious about collective behavior. It explores the major sociological ideas that have been applied to the understanding of unusual group behavior, and the many and varied forms that such behavior can : $ The book provides a comprehensive and balanced examination of the field and provides recent examples that encourage readers to evaluate different perspectives and think for.
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By Ralph H. Turner, Lewis M. Killian. No cover image. Collective Behavior. By Ralph H. Turner, Lewis M. Killian. Read preview. Collective Behavior. Remember that collective behavior is a noninstitutionalized gathering, whereas collective action is based on a shared interest.
McPhail’s theory focused primarily on the processes associated with crowd behavior, plus the lifecycle of gatherings. He identified several instances of convergent or collective behavior, as shown on the chart below.
Models of collective behavior are developed for situations where actors have two alternatives and the costs and/or benefits of each depend on how many other actors choose which alternative.
The key concept is that of "threshold": the number or proportion of others who must make one decision before a given actor does so; this is the point where net benefits begin to exceed net costs for that Cited by: Collective behavior is a term sociologists use to refer to a miscellaneous set of behaviors in which large numbers of people engage.
More specifically, collective behavior Relatively spontaneous and relatively unstructured behavior by large numbers of individuals acting with or being influenced by other individuals. refers to relatively spontaneous and relatively unstructured behavior by large.
The study of collective behavior spun its wheels for many years, but began to make progress with the appearance of Turner and Killian's "Collective Behavior" () and Smelser's Theory of Collective Behavior ().
Both books pushed the topic of collective behavior back into the consciousness of American sociologists and both theories contributed immensely to our understanding of collective behavior. Introduction to collective behavior and collective action (2nd ed.).
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There is the obvious problem of sheer survival at the moment when disaster strikes. Both scholarly and accessible, this book provides us a tantalizing overview of one of the most exciting new fields in biology—collective animal behavior."—Iain D.
Couzin, Princeton University "This well-organized, engaging, and authoritative book demonstrates that significant strides have been made in the mathematical models examining the collective behaviors of animals. Collective behavior by David A. Locher,Prentice Hall edition, in EnglishPages: This book presents mathematical models of mob control with threshold (conformity) collective decision-making of the agents.
Based on the results of analysis of the interconnection between the micro- and macromodels of active network structures, it considers the static (deterministic, stochastic and game-theoretic) and dynamic (discrete- and continuous-time) models of mob control, and.
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The book provides a comprehensive and balanced examination of the field and provides recent examples that encourage readers to evaluate different perspectives and think for themselves.
Addresses the study of collective behavior, theory, categories of collective behavior, an analysis of modern episodes of collective behavior and social movements/5(12). All collective behavior theories examined. Allows students to explore and compare the various perspectives developed over the decades.
Application of theories applied to examples. Guides students to use and evaluate theories for themselves so that they Availability: Available. A third book, shorn of Smelser's tightly crafted theory of collective behavior, rests in the discussion of key variables.
From this view the book is read not for an explanatory theory, or for an essentialist a priori definition of what collective behavior "really" is (rather than a definition of a major form of it), but as a guide to asking. Purchase Collective Behavior In Systems Biology - 1st Edition.
Print Book & E-Book. ISBN. Collective behaviour Collective behaviour, the kinds of activities engaged in by sizable but loosely organized groups of people. Episodes of collective behaviour tend to be quite spontaneous, resulting from an experience shared by the members of the group that engenders a .Collective behaviour - Collective behaviour - The results of collective behaviour: The most notable immediate effect of all kinds of collective behaviour is to alter the salience of various problems, issues, and groups in public awareness.
Popular concern about disarmament grew large as “Ban-the-Bomb” demonstrations proliferated during the late s and early s; then public interest.COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOUR • The term "collective behavior" was first used by Robert E. Park, and employed definitively by Herbert Blumer, to refer to social processes and events which do not reflect existing social structure (laws, conventions, and institutions), but which emerge in a "spontaneous" Size: 65KB.