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Name: Collective Behavior
ID: m42979
Language: English (en)
  • Describe different forms of collective behavior
  • Differentiate between types of crowds
  • Discuss emergent norm, value-added, and assembling perspective analyses of collective behavior
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Acting crowds, Assembling perspective, Casual crowd, Collective behavior, Conventional crowds, Crowd, Emergent norm perspective, Expressive crowds, Flash mob, Mass, Public, Value-added theory
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, Sociology Cap (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jan 30, 2012 9:34 am -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 4, 2012 5:16 pm -0500


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