20.__________ crowds are collectivities so intensely focused on a specific purpose or objectthat they may erupt into violent or destructive behavior. a.Protestb.Expressivec.Actingd.ConventionalAnswer: cPage: 489LO: 2TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: Pickup 21.Mobs, riots, and panics are all examples of __________ crowds. 22.A(n) __________ is a highly emotional crowd whose members engage in, or are ready toengage in, violence against a specific target (such as a person, a category of people, or physical property.)
23.All of these are characteristic of a mob, except__________. 24.Love Canal residents were engaging in __________ behavior when they called attention to their problems with the chemical dump site by staging a protest in which they “burned in effigy” the governor and the health commissioner to emphasize their displeasure with the lack of response from these public officials. a.aggregateb.mobc.riotd.nuclearAnswer: bPage: 489LO: 2TYPE: AppliedSOURCE: Pickup 25.A(n) __________ is violent crowd behavior that is fueled by deep-seated emotions but not directed at one specific target. 26.The looting and other behavior that took place in Los Angeles after the Rodney King trial, and celebrations that turn violent after some sporting events are both examples of __________. 27.A(n) __________ is a form of crowd behavior that occurs when a large number of people react to a real or perceived threat with strong emotions and self-destructive behavior. 28.When a gunman recently shot into a crowded movie theater in Colorado, what occurred in the theater would be termed a(n) __________. a. mob
b.aggregatec.panicd.riotAnswer: cPage: 489LO: 2TYPE: AppliedSOURCE: New 29.__________ can arise in response to events that people believe are beyond their control, such as a major disruption in the economy. Although they are relatively rare, they receive massive media coverage because they evoke strong feelings of fear in readers and viewers.
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