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2007%20collective%20behaviour - Collective Behaviour Social...

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1 Collective Behaviour & Social Movements Studying Collective Behavior Collective behavior – activity involving a large number of people, often spontaneous and sometimes controversial. It is difficult to study for three reasons: (1) Collective behavior is wide ranging. (2) Collective behavior is complex. (3) Collective behavior is transitory. Collectivities… Collectivities : a large number of people whose minimal interaction occurs in the absence of well-defined conventional norms. are based on limited social interaction have no clear social boundaries engender weak unconventional norms 1) localized collectivities 2) dispersed collectivities
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