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2. Value Added Theory (cont’d)

basic components of Smelser’s ‘value added theory’

The causes of collective behaviour can be known

The causes of collective behaviour are social

Collective behaviour is driven by a collective experience of

strain

A number of conditions must be present for the collective

    behaviour to take place: structural conduciveness,

structural strain, generalized belief, precipitating factors,

mobilization of participants, social control

see page 40 for outline of Smelser’s theory

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