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55.Sociologists refer to a form of dispersed collective behavior that occurs when a large number of people react with strong emotions and self-destructive behavior to a real or perceived threat as mass hysteria or __________.a.gossipb.rumorc.a mass mobd.panicAnswer: d
Page: 493LO: 4TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: Modified56.In 1938, actor Orson Welles hosted a radio broadcast dramatizing H.G. Wells's science fiction classic “The War of the Worlds.” A CBS radio dance music program was interrupted suddenly by a news bulletin informing the audience that Martians had landed in New Jersey and were in the process of conquering the earth. The ensuing reaction was an example of __________.
Page: 493LO: 4TYPE: AppliedSOURCE: Pickup57.A __________ is a temporary but widely copied activity enthusiastically followed by large numbers of people.
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58.A __________ is defined as a currently valued manner of behavior, thinking, or appearance that endures for a period of time.
Page: 493LO: 5TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: Modified59.The difference between a fad and a fashion is that a.a fashion is shorter-lived than a fad. b.fashions tend to be more widely embraced than fads. c.fads take the form of behaviors, like diets, but not material objects. d.fashions tend to last longer than fads. Answer: d
Page: 493LO: 5TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: New60.The text observes that most sociological research on fashion has focused on __________.
Page: 493LO: 5TYPE: AppliedSOURCE: Pickup61.Sociologist __________ suggested a classic “trickle-down” theory to describe the process by which members of the lower classes emulate the fashions of the upper class.
Page: 493LO: 5TYPE: FactualSOURCE: Pickup62.Sociologist __________ asserted that fashion serves mainly to institutionalize conspicuous consumption among the wealthy.
Page: 493LO: 5TYPE: FactualSOURCE: Pickup63.In his theory of fashion, Herbert Blumer has argued thata.fashion serves mainly to institutionalize conspicuous consumption among the wealthy.b.members of the lower classes emulate the fashions of the upper class.c.matters of taste constitute a form of cultural capital.d.taste is a matter of experience and a matter of collective selection.
Answer: d
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