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Intro to Sociology Ch.21
Terms in this set (20)
Tarah is attending a sold-out Counting Crows concert at Madison Square Garden, with thousands of other Counting Crows fans. Tarah is part of a:
The anti-drug campaign in the 1980's encouraged students to "just say no" to put an end to drug use and drug violence. Which type of framing did this campaign use?
Resource mobilization theory
PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is an animal rights group that has over 2 million members across the country and spends millions of dollars on advertising (print, broadcast and social media) in order to spread social awareness about their cause each year. Which theory attempts to explain PETA's success?
An airplane has crashed on a deserted island off the coast of Fiji. The survivors are forced to learn new behaviors in order to adapt to the situation and each other. This is an example of which theory?
The National Organization for Marriage is a group which travels across the country, condemning homosexuality and advocating against new laws allowing gay marriage. What type of movement are they participating in?
Frame alignment process
When social movements link their goals to the goals of other social movements and merge into a single group, this is referred to as:
A group of friends traveling to New York City for the weekend is an example of...?
According to Neil Smelser, several conditions must be in place for _________________ to occur?
Neil Smelser's theory of crowd behavior is referred to as ______ theory:
The change in society created through social movements as well as external factors like environmental shifts or technological innovations.
Assembling perspective falls under which sociological perspective?
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is a non-profit organization located in Washington, D.C. which advocates for equal rights and marriage rights of gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual citizens. The HRC is a ____ group:
When news of Proposition 8 broke in California in 2008, hundreds of thousands of protestors came together using Twitter, Facebook, and the media to get their message of protest out. Which stage of Blumer and Tilly's social movement outline represents this?
Which of the following is not a widely contributing factor in social change?
Chip believes that individuals in crowds behave rationally, and thinks crowds are engaging in purposeful behavior and collective action. What sociological perspective is Chip referring to?
A purposeful organized group hoping to work toward a common social goal.
people who come together for a regularly scheduled event
crowds of people who are focused on a specific action or goal
people who share close proximity without really interacting
crowds who share opportunities to express emotions