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How protests come to life?

In this video Agata Komendant-Brodowska will discuss why social processes seem so unpredictable.

In this video Agata Komendant-Brodowska will discuss why social processes seem so unpredictable with the use of an example of demonstrations and how they come to life.

She will also describe several reasons why it is difficult to predict the size of the protest. These include the following circumstances:

  • Large numbers of people are involved
  • People are complicated (and diverse)
  • People influence each other
  • Situations changes in time

These are also the reasons for why social processes in general are hard to predict.

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People, Networks and Neighbours: Understanding Social Dynamics

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