Collective behavior and social movements

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Collective behavior and social movements

  1. 1. Collective Behavior & Social Movements<br />
  2. 2. Collective Behavior<br />Micro<br />Macro<br />Origins of collective behavior<br />Complexity of collective behavior<br />Consequences for society<br />How individuals come to participate in collective behavior<br />What individuals do<br />Individual consequences<br />
  3. 3. Collective Behavior<br />Gatherings<br />“Two or more persons present at one time in a public place…not synonymous with collective behavior but provide circumstances in which it may occur.”<br />
  4. 4. Collective Behavior<br />Demonstrations<br />“Gatherings consisting primarily though not exclusively of individual and/or collective behaviors of protest or celebration.”<br />
  5. 5. Collective Behavior<br />Riots<br />“Gatherings or demonstrations consisting primarily but not exclusively of individual and/or collective violence against person or property.”<br />
  6. 6. Collective Behavior<br />Behaviors within gatherings<br />Milling<br />Common focus<br />Collective locomotion<br />Queuing<br />Collective vocalization<br />
  7. 7. Collective Behavior<br />Behaviors within demonstrations<br />Political demonstrations<br />Advocacy or protest of some principle, actor or action<br />
  8. 8. Collective Behavior<br />Behavior within demonstrations<br />Religious rallies<br />Emotions – religious ecstasy<br />
  9. 9. Collective Behavior<br />Behavior within demonstrations<br />Sporting events<br />Roar of the crowd<br />“Home crowd” advantage<br />
  10. 10. Collective Behavior<br />Behavior within riots<br />Looting<br />
  11. 11. Social Movements<br />Most movements have inconspicuous beginnings<br />We remember the causes and motivations for the movements, but rarely the “spark” that sets it off<br />
  12. 12. Social Movements<br />Masses alone do not form movements<br />Protests dissolve without infrastructure<br />When the infrastructure dies, so does the protest<br />
  13. 13. Social Movements<br />Growth of a preexisting communications network that is…<br />Cooptable to the ideas of the new movement<br />Series of crises that galvanize into action people involved in a cooptable movement and/or<br />Subsequent organizing effort to weld the spontaneous groups into a movement<br />
  14. 14. Civil Rights Movement<br />Rosa Parks & lunch counter sit-in<br />Well establishing preexisting communications network<br />Church<br />Leaders<br />
  15. 15. Women’s Liberation Movement<br />Women are not well organized<br />Lack of well-established communications network required one or more organizes to put the wheels in motion<br />National Organization for Women & smaller groups<br />Organizers<br />
  16. 16. Arab Spring<br />Since December 18, 2010…<br />Yemen<br />Egypt<br />Tunisia<br />Kuwait<br />Lebanon<br />Israel<br />Libya<br />Bahrain<br />Syria<br />Mauritania<br />Sudan<br />Iraq<br />Oman<br />Jordan<br />Algeria<br />Western Sahara<br />Morocco<br />Saudi Arabia<br />
  17. 17. Occupy Wall Street<br />“Occupy Wall Street is a leaderless resistance movement with people of many colors, genders and political persuasions. The only thing we all have in common is that we are the 99% that will no longer tolerate the greet and corruption of the 1%.”<br />
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  23. 23. https://occupywallstreet.org<br />

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