The Conventionalization of Collective Behavior in Cuba

@article{Aguirre1984TheCO,
  title={The Conventionalization of Collective Behavior in Cuba},
  author={Benigno E. Aguirre},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={1984},
  volume={90},
  pages={541 - 566}
}
  • B. Aguirre
  • Published 1 November 1984
  • Political Science
  • American Journal of Sociology
This paper uses information from a content analysis of Granma, the official newspaper of the Cuban Communist party, and from interviews with Cuban refugees to study how the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution, the Central Organization of Cuban Trade Unions, and other mass organizations structure collective behavior are conventionalized. There is also a description of the main forms taken by collective behavior in Cuba: the joyful crowd, the celebration of death and martyrs, the mass… 

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