On Massive Contradiction and Massive Behavior
Ding Shuimu (The Academy of Social Science of Shanghai, Shanghai, 200020)
At present, massive contradiction in China is characterized by interests and massiveness. The main aspect of contradiction is management. Social behavior by a group of people gathering together can be classified into mobbish behavior, massive behavior and organizational behavior, with their respective behavioral characteristics and developing process. Massive behavior has positive and negative social functions. In order to prevent massive behavior in a large scale,it is necessary to establish mechanism to give vent to their feelings, to establish social prevention system. The massive behavior harmful to the stability of society should be controlled in a soft way, but sometimes in a hard way when it is absolutely necessary.