Final Examination Study Guide Soc 133

Final Examination Study Guide Soc 133 - FINAL EXAM STUDY...

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FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE/SOCIOLOGY 133/SPRING 2007 All of the exam questions will be based on the material on this guide; if it is not on this  guide, it is not on the exam. The guide includes material from lectures, the textbook, and  the films. Questions for the reader articles are forthcoming I. Roiting   1. Phases of Rioting: precipitating event, confrontation, Roman holiday, siege  2. Theories of rioting  a. Breakdown (strain), Solidarity (convergence) and Emergent Norm  Theories  3. Film: LA is Burning  a. Application of theories of CB: Contagion, Convergence, and  Emergent Norm b. How did "large-scale" changes in Los Angeles cause "strain" and  fuel social tensions. Did this widespread structural strain make the riot  inevitable or did a certain situation or crowd dynamic have to develop  first? That is, were certain people or groups responsible for triggering  and escalating the rioting? How did the rioting spread? Through  contagion? Suggestibility? c. "Differential participation" in the riot: Riot or Rebellion or both?  d. What was the role of authority (police) in causing the riot? e. How did the crowd influence the behavior of individuals (i.e., can  the riot behavior be explained by any of the seven social influence  processes)? II. Differences between social movements and other forms of collective behavior?
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course SOC 133 taught by Professor Jepson during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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