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  1. relative deprivation
  2. public
  3. Structural Strain Theory
  4. disaster
  5. Collective Behavior
  1. a the spontaneous and unstructured behavior of a large number of people
  2. b 6 macro-level conditions that encourage or discourage collective behavior:
    -social conditions such as expressing a grievance and having other people with the same problems
    -when a social system is bad and interferes negatively with people's everyday lives
    -people begin to see a situation as a wide-spread problem
    -some incident or behavior triggers an event and inspires action
    -leader who encourages agitation
    -opposing groups try to repress or interrupt those advocating for social change
  3. c a gap between what people have and what they think they should have compared with other people in society
  4. d a collection of people, not necessarily in direct contact with each other, who are interested in a particular issue
  5. e an unexpected event that causes widespread damage, destruction, distress and loss

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a type of rumor consisting of stories that supposedly happened
  2. rumors, often negative, about other people's lives
  3. the application of a scientific knowledge for practical purposes
  4. a form of collective behavior that spreads rapidly and enthusiastically but lasts a short time
  5. a large and organized activity to promote or resist a particular social change

5 True/False questions

  1. public opinionwide-spread attitudes on a particular issue


  2. Rumorunfounded information that people spread quickly


  3. Social Changethe transformations of society and social institutions over time


  4. crazea temporary gathering of people who share a common interest or participate in a particular event


  5. propagandaa collective flight, typically irrational from a real or perceived danger


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