Rumors about a bizarre event that supposedly happened to someone far removed from the individual telling the story are often called_______________?
A. legendary talesB. urban legends
C. sports legends
D. schoolyard tales
Early theories of collective behavior emphasized ________ a view that crowd behavior is like a mental illness that a person cannot resist ?
C. group thinks
Which of the following describes a central change in contemporary life that has been identified by futurists ?
A. The United States is being restructured from an agrarian to an industrial societyB. Modern societies are increasingly…
According to contagion theory the “mob mind” develops through_____________?
A. imitation suggestibility and circular reaction
B. precipitating factors structural strain and structural conduciveness
C. norms of the status quo…
Among the approaches that seek to explain the causes of social movements which one states that revolutions are most likely to take place when a prolonged period of social and economic betterment is followed by a period of sharp reversal ?…
The value-added model of collective behavior ?
A. presents three preconditions for collective behavior
B. states that each determinant expands the range of potential final outcomes
C. is of little use in understanding the…