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5 Matching questions

  1. Gossip
  2. social movement
  3. propaganda
  4. crowd
  5. public opinion
  1. a a large and organized activity to promote or resist a particular social change
  2. b wide-spread attitudes on a particular issue
  3. c rumors, often negative, about other people's lives
  4. d the presentation of info to influence people's opinions or actions
  5. e a temporary gathering of people who share a common interest or participate in a particular event

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a highly emotional and disorderly crowd that uses force or violence against a specific target
  2. a violent crowd that directs its hostility at a wide and shifting range of targets
  3. a type of rumor consisting of stories that supposedly happened
  4. a collective flight, typically irrational from a real or perceived danger
  5. a fad that becomes an all-consuming passion for many people for a short time

5 True/False questions

  1. Mass Hysteriaan intense fearful, and anxious reaction to a real or imagined threat by large numbers of people


  2. Collective Behaviora gap between what people have and what they think they should have compared with other people in society


  3. Structural Strain Theory6 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


  4. fashiona standard of appearance that enjoys widespread but temporary acceptance within a society


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


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