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Introduction to Collective Behavior

by David L. Miller

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Published by Waveland Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Psychology,
  • Behavior,
  • Collective behavior,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8172966M
    ISBN 100881334367
    ISBN 109780881334364

    "This is a comprehensive, insightful, and fascinating introduction to how, and why, animals behave as a collective. From swarming ants and locusts, to flocking birds and human crowds, this modern synthesis is a must-read for biologists, mathematicians, physicists, and computer scientists who seek to understand the underlying mechanisms and evolutionary principles of animal grouping. Collective behaviour, the kinds of activities engaged in by sizable but loosely organized groups of es of collective behaviour tend to be quite spontaneous, resulting from an experience shared by the members of the group that engenders a sense of common interest and identity. The informality of the group’s structure is the main source of the frequent unpredictability of.

    Collective behavior is non-institutionalized activity in which several people voluntarily engage. There are three different forms of collective behavior: crowd, mass, and public. There are three main theories on collective behavior. The first, the emergent-norm perspective, emphasizes the importance of social norms in crowd behavior. into user experience, marketing, personal tastes, and human behavior in general. This book provides an introduction to the emerging field of covers ways to get hold of interesting datasets from many web sites you’ve probably heard of, ideas on how to collect data from users of your own applications, andFile Size: 3MB.

    Smelser's Six Preconditions For Collective Behavior The list below includes information related to the different examples of collective behavior that we studied together in class. For each, can you tell which of Smelser's Six Preconditions for Collective Behavior is represented? Collective behaviour - Collective behaviour - Theories of collective behaviour: Because much collective behaviour is dramatic, unpredictable, and frightening, the early theories and many contemporary popular views are more evaluative than analytic. The French social psychologist Gustave Le Bon identified the crowd and revolutionary movements with the excesses of the French Revolution; .


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Ralph Turner and Lewis Killian () wrote a book about crowd behavior (See Collective Behavior 4th edition Prentice Hall). Emergent Norm Theory claims that as crowds form and people interact, new norms develop in the crowd and facilitate certain actions. In other words events and emotions develop within the crowd while they are together.

Introduction to Collective Behavior and Collective Action Only 1 left in stock. The author has observed as a researcher and as a participant many of the phenomena about which he : David L. Miller. Introduction to collective behavior and collective action (2nd ed.).

Springfield, IL: Waveland Press. observes, Disasters often strike without warning, and when they do, people face unexpected and unfamiliar problems that demand direct and prompt action.

There is the obvious problem of sheer survival at the moment when disaster strikes. Collective behavior is noninstitutionalized activity in which several people voluntarily engage. There are three different forms of collective behavior: crowd, mass, and public.

There are three main theories on collective behavior. The first, the emergent-norm perspective, emphasizes the importance of social norms in crowd behavior. Sociologist Neil Smelser suggested that outbreaks of collective behavior were the results of a step-by-step process.

That is, in order for collective behavior to happen, certain things had to. The History of Sociology. Explain why sociology emerged when it did. Describe how sociology became a separate academic discipline. Theoretical Perspectives. Explain what sociological theories are and how they are used.

Understand the similarities and differences between structural functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism. Rent Introduction to Collective Behavior and Collective Action 3rd edition () today, or search our site for other textbooks by David L. Miller. Every textbook comes with a Price: $ Books; Introduction to Collective Behavior and Collective Action, Third Edition; Introduction to Collective Behavior and Collective Action, Third Edition.

In short, collective behavior is any group behavior that is not mandated or regulated by an institution. There are three primary forms of collective behavior: the crowd, the mass, and the public.

It takes a fairly large number of people in close proximity to form a crowd (Lofland ). 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 refers to relatively spontaneous and relatively unstructured behavior by large numbers of individuals.

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Part I: INTRODUCTION: Theory and Research 1. Collective Events and Social Life The Nature of Collective Events / Collective Behavior and Collective Action / Collective Action: A New Outlook / Plan of the Book 2.

Perspectives on Collective Behavior and Collective Action. Social Movements and Collective Behavior The Polity book catalogue page for James M. Jasper, Protest: A Cultural Introduction to Social Movements. Introduction: The Outcomes of Social Movements - Mobilization Charts recent developments in the exploration of social movements and collective action from a social network perspective.

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.Introduction to Collective Behavior and Collection Action 3rd Edition David Miller’s expanded third edition makes it the definitive source on collective behavior and collective action.

Up-to-date and meticulously researched, this popular volume continues to provide a systematic overview of theory and research.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Miller, David L., Introduction to collective behavior.

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