Sociology Test 4 pt 3

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79 percent

Today, approximately what percentage of Americans live in cities?

Gentrification

Jim and Milly are one of ten couples who have decided to buy and restore an older house in a deteriorated urban neighborhood. Jim and Milly are part of a movement referred to as _____.

Edgecities

What term describes clusters of buildings and services near the intersection of major highways where shopping malls, hotels, park offices, and apartment complexes are found?

Concentric zone

The model of urban growth that views the city as a series of somewhat circular zones occurring outward from its center is called the ________ model.

Invasion Succession

The process of one group of people displacing a group whose racial, ethnic, or social class characteristics differ from their own is called ________.

Diffusion of responsibility

A situation where there are more bystanders but a tendency for fewer of the bystanders to help in an emergency is referred to as ________.

Collective behavior

Actions, such as lynchings, performed by a group of people who bypass the usual norms governing their behavior and do something unusual is referred to as ________.

Collective mind

Gustave LeBon said people in a crowd had the tendency to feel, think, and act extraordinarily which included a sense of anonymity, less accountability, and invincibility. What term did
LeBon use to refer to this phenomenon?

Circular reaction

The term Robert Park used to explain the back and forth communications between members of a crowd during unrest was ________.

Minimax strategy

Richard Berk hypothesized that the likelihood of being involved in crowd behavior will increase as more rewards are anticipated with fewer costs. This is what Berk called _______.

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