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Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action

Description: This book chapter discusses the metaphoric analysis of a shipyard union dispute and the theory and method in the cultural analysis of collective action. Rather than treating grievances and political opportunities, given, and exogenous to organized movement groups, cultural analysts of social movements have recently focused on cognitive and linguistic processes by which factors relevant to collective behavior are themselves interpreted collectively.
Date: February 2009
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Collective behavior and evolutionary games - An introduction

Description: This article is an introduction to a special issue in Chaos, Solitons & Fractals with the goal of attracting submissions that identify unifying principles that describe the essential aspects of collective behavior, and which thus allow for a better interpretation and foster the understanding of the complexity arising in such systems.
Date: June 2013
Creator: Perc, MatjaĆŸ & Grigolini, Paolo
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences