Monthly Archives: June 2012

Crowd Psychology – BBC Radio 3 Sunday Feature

This look at crowd behaviour by Steve Jones provides an excellent insight into Le Bon’s The Crowd and developments in the science of crowds since, including insights into crowd management within stadia and a look at the August Disorder. BBC … Continue reading

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Social Media – I don’t get it

During a recent demonstration by the EDL in Birmingham, West Midlands Police put out a couple of tweets aimed at countering misapprehension and rumour that was spreading, preventing a tipping point potentially leading to violent disorder. This contrasted sharply with … Continue reading

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