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SOC 525: Social Movements. Motivational Theories of Collective Behavior and Collective Action. Why Do People Act Socially?. Why do they join religious cults? Why do they join churches? Why do they read “women’s fashion” magazines? Why do they play baseball? Why do they go to demonstrations?

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Soc 525 social movements

SOC 525: Social Movements

Motivational Theories of Collective Behavior and Collective Action


Why do people act socially
Why Do People Act Socially?

  • Why do they join religious cults?

  • Why do they join churches?

  • Why do they read “women’s fashion” magazines?

  • Why do they play baseball?

  • Why do they go to demonstrations?

  • Why do they participate in social movements?


Theories
Theories

  • Collective Choice

    • Instrumental rational

    • Value rational

    • Irrational: traditional or affective

  • Collective Behavior

    • Mass Society

    • Social disorganization

    • Frustration-aggression, etc. (Freud)

    • Emotional/affectual explanations


More inductive
More Inductive

  • Why do people play baseball?

  • Why do they join churches?

  • Why do they dress (or not)?


Consider weber on social action
Consider Weber on Social Action

  • Instrumental Rational

  • Value Rational

  • Affective

  • Habitual


Organizational problems
Organizational Problems

  • Why do people organize group behavior?

  • Why do people join organizations?

  • How do organizations attract members?

  • Consider Weber’s Legitimate Authorities

    • Legal-rational

    • Traditional

    • charismatic


Levels of analysis
Levels of Analysis

  • Why do groups form from categories of individuals? Which categories?

  • Why do groups organize? Which groups?

  • Why are organizations institutionalized? Which organizations?

  • How?

  • So what?


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