Sociology - Collective Behavior (Fads, Fashion, Panic, Mass Hysteria) - Lesson Plans, Powerpoints, Games Illustration

Collective Behavior
Fads, Fashion, Panic, Mass Hysteria
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For Teachers

What is collective behavior?

  1. What kinds of social conditions give rise to collective behavior?

  2. Describe at least one incident of collective behavior you have witnessed or been a part of?

  3. What are the three major theories that explain crowd behavior?

  4. How do the following forms of mass behavior differ from one another: Panic, Mass hysteria, Disaster behavior

  5. Describe the fashions, fads, and crazes that are popular among your peers

  6. Provide 2 examples of each of the following collective behaviors
    a. Disaster
    b. Fad
    c. Fashion
    d. Panic
    e. Craze

America in the 60's: Culture and Counter-culture (units)

What is culture?

History of Fashion

Mass Hysteria - Which of you is a witch?

Mass Hysteria - Salem Witch Trials