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Unformatted text preview: This theory does not explain the inconsistency of group actionwhy collective action sometimes happens under such circumstances and why it sometimes does not According to the Contagion theory , collective action arises because of peoples tendency to conform to the behaviors of others This theory downplays individual agency and does not explain the inconsistency of group action A Static Identity is an aspect of your identity (such as race) that doesnt change and that determines at least one group to which you belong A Dynamic Identity is an aspect of your identity tat is more fluid (such as working as a lifeguard for one summer) and that is determined by a group to which you belong. 19:08 19:08...
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Mullin during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.
- Spring '11