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Crowds in the 21st century : perspectives from contemporary social science

Author: John Drury; Clifford John T Stott
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2013.
Series: Contemporary issues in social science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents the latest theory and research on crowd events and crowd behaviour from across a range of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, law, and communication studies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Drury; Clifford John T Stott
ISBN: 9780415635905 041563590X
OCLC Number: 834742731
Notes: Originally published as a special issue of Contemporary social science.
Description: xii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Foreword David Canter 1. Contextualising the crowd in contemporary social science John Drury and Clifford Stott 2. The Madrid bombings and popular protest: misinformation, counter-information, mobilisation and elections after '11-M' Cristina Flesher Fominaya 3. Public order policing in South Yorkshire, 1984-2011: the case for a permissive approach to crowd control David P. Waddington 4. Post G20: The challenge of change, implementing evidence-based public order policing James Hoggett and Clifford Stott 5. The crowd as a psychological cue to in-group support for collective action against collective disadvantage Martijn van Zomeren and Russell Spears 6. Crowd disasters: a socio-technical systems perspective Rose Challenger and Chris W. Clegg 7. Part of the solution, not the problem: the crowd's role in emergency response Jennifer Cole, Montine Walters and Mark Lynch 8. The experience of collective participation: shared identity, relatedness and emotionality Fergus Neville and Stephen Reicher 9. On modelling the influence of group formations in a crowd Gerta Koster, Michael Seitz, Franz Treml, Dirk Hartmann and Wolfram Klein 10. Contributions of social science to agent-based models of building evacuation B. E. Aguirre, Sherif El-Tawil, Eric Best, Kimberly B. Gill and Vladimir Fedorov 11. Mass action and mundane reality: an argument for putting crowd analysis at the centre of the social sciences Stephen Reicher
Series Title: Contemporary issues in social science.
Other Titles: Crowds in the twenty-first century
Contemporary social science.
Responsibility: edited by John Drury and Clifford Stott.

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This book presents the latest theory and research on crowd events and crowd behaviour from across a range of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, law, and communication studies.

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