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Beyond Crowd Psychology : the Power of Agoral Gatherings.

Author: Adam Biela
Publisher: Frankfurt : Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2013.
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This book tries to answer some intriguing questions concerning the power of agoral gatherings. The 20th century is discussed as an age of crowds and masses. The book asks why the communist system disappeared in Europe during the last two decades of the 20th century and examines the factors which determined the collapse of the main military, political, social, economic and even symbolic infrastructures of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biela, Adam.
Beyond Crowd Psychology : The Power of Agoral Gatherings.
Frankfurt : Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Biela
ISBN: 9783653033113 365303311X
OCLC Number: 870949669
Notes: List of Authors. Biographical Notes.
Description: 1 online resource (189 pages)
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Adam Biela: Agoral Gatherings which Have Changed the Political Face of Central and Eastern Europe; Jan Ferjenčik: Psychosocial Analysis of the Agoral Gatherings that Took Place During the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia; Eva Naništová: Retrospective and Current Approaches to the Velvet Revolution in Slovakia; Grzegorz Kida: Towards the Social and Cognitive Model of Macro Transformations in Poland; Mariusz Wołońciej: The Power of Narratives Steering Collective Memory: The Cultural Aspects of Agoral Gatherings; Concluding Remarks.

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The concept of agoral gathering is a new approach in the study of collective behavior. Waves of agoral gatherings changed Central and Eastern Europe in the 1980s and 90s. This book interprets these  Read more...

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