Beyond Contagion

Mass emergencies

Crowds-related research: Mass emergencies

Cocking, C., & Drury, J. (2008). The mass psychology of disasters and emergency evacuations: A research report and implications for the Fire and Rescue Service. Fire Safety, Technology and Management10, 13-19.

Cocking, C., Drury, J. & Reicher, S. (2009). The psychology of crowd behaviour in emergency evacuations: Results from two interview studies and implications for the Fire & Rescue Services. Irish Journal of Psychology. Special Edition: Psychology and the Fire & Rescue Services. 30, 59-73.

Drury, J. (2014). Getting the crowd behind youContinuity, 3, 16-17.

Drury. J., & Reicher, S. (2010). Crowd control: How we avoid mass panic. Scientific American Mind, November/December 2010, 58-65

Drury, J,. & Winter, G. (2004). Social identity as a source of strength in mass emergencies and other crowd events. International Journal of Mental Health special issue on 'Coping with Disasters: The Mental Health Component', 32, 77-93. 

Drury, J., Cocking, C., & Reicher, S. (2009). Everyone for themselves? A comparative study of crowd solidarity among emergency survivors.British Journal of Social Psychology, 48, 487-506. doi: 10.1348/014466608X357893

Drury, J., Cocking, C., & Reicher, S. (2009). The nature of collective resilience: Survivor reactions to the 2005 London bombings. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, 27(1), 66-95. 

Drury, J., Novelli, D., & Stott, C. (2013). Psychological disaster myths in the perception and management of mass emergencies. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.43, 2259–2270. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12176 

Drury, J., Novelli, D., & Stott, C. (2013). Representing crowd behaviour in emergency planning guidance: ‘Mass panic’ or collective resilience?Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses, 1(1), 18–37.