eBook Sociology Reference Guide: Studies in Collective Behavior, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834439
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834438
  • DDC: 303.484
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 69 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume presents a series of essays focusing on matters related to the field of collective behavior.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Durkheim's Collective Conscience.
2: Collective Behavior: Contagion Theory.
3: Convergence Theory.
4: Emergent-Norm Theory.
5: Collective Memory.
6: Localized Collectivities: Mobs, Riots & Crowd Behavior.
7: Moral Panic.
8: Mass Hysteria.
9: Mass Media, Propaganda & Public Opinion.
10: Dispersed Collectivities: Rumors & Gossip.