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Unformatted text preview: o The continuum Rumor and Gossip Fashions and fads Public opinions and propaganda Panic and mass hysteria SOCIAL MOVEMENTS-Organized activities that encourage or discourage social change. Social movments are: o Collective o Promote or resist large-scale change o Use non-institutional means-Types o Alternative social movements Seek only limited change in very specific individuals Ex. Promise keepers o Redemptive Seeks change in individuals Specific but radical from the norm o Revolutionary social movements Most extreme of all Seeks RADICAL CHANGE in everyone SOCIAL MOVEMENT THEORIES-Deprivation theory o Inadequate food, clothing, shelter can trigger a revolution o When the gap is large between what you get and what you need it is intolerable and you have nothing to loose Djk23 Tla2 Nrv3 Djq2...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOC 250 taught by Professor Bluhmmorley during the Spring '08 term at Calvin.
- Spring '08