The evolution of collective behavior is examined through a dramaturgical presentation in the form of the minutes of faculty meeting between Plato, Skinner and a number of sociologists. The strengths and weaknesses of a number of traditional perspectives are illustrated along with the emergence new forms of collective behavior in the 21st century.
Bates, Rodger A.
"The Evolution of Collective Behavior: A Dramaturgical Presentation,"
The Journal of Public and Professional Sociology:
1, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/jpps/vol8/iss1/3