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41.__________ focuses on the shared emotions, goals, and beliefs that many people may bring to crowd behavior. Because of their individual characteristics, many people have a predisposition to participate in certain types of activities.a.Circular reactionb.Mob psychologyc.Emergent norm theoryd.Convergence theoryAnswer: dPage: 544LO: 442.From the __________, people with similar attributes find a collectivity of like-minded persons with whom they can express their underlying personal tendencies.a.contagion theoryb.convergence theoryc.emergent norm theoryd.psychoanalytic theoryAnswer: bPage: 544LO: 443.Applying the convergence theory in his study of a lynch mob, social psychologist Hadley Cantril found that __________a.the participants came from widely divergent backgroundsb.the characteristics of the participants made them susceptible to joining a lynch mob even if they did not know the target of the lynchingc.the participants came from the middle-, and upper-middle classesd.participants knew, and did not like, the target of the lynchingAnswer: bPage: 544LO: 444.__________ theory emphasizes the importance of social norms in shaping 570
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Chapter 1crowd behavior.a.Convergenceb.Contagionc.Emergent normd.Circular reactionAnswer: cPage: 545LO: 445.Drawing on the __________ perspective, sociologists Ralph Turner and Lewis Killian asserted that crowds develop their own definition of a situation and establish norms for behavior that fit the occasion.a.functionalistb.symbolic interactionistc.conflictd.postmodernistAnswer: bPage: 545LO: 446.Sociologists using the __________ approach seek to determine how individuals in a givencollectivity develop an understanding of what is going on, how they construe these activities, and what type of behaviors are involved.a.emergent normb.circular reactionc.contagion d.convergenceAnswer: aPage: 545LO: 447.Some emergent norms are __________, that is, they give people a shared conviction that they may disregard ordinary rules such as waiting in line, taking turns, or treating a speaker courteously.a.permissiveb.restrictivec.proactived.reactiveAnswer: aPage: 545LO: 448.Following the Los Angeles riots of 1992, some analysts concluded that Korean Americans were targets of rioters because they were viewed by Latinos/as and African Americans as “callous and greedy invaders” who became wealthy at the expense of members of other racial/ethnic groups. This illustrates emergent norms that are __________.a.reactiveb.proactivec.restrictived.permissiveAnswer: dPage: 545LO: 4

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