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Answer: FalsePage: 551LO: 5Rejoinder: Just the opposite is true. A fad is a temporary but widely copied activity enthusiastically followed by large numbers of people. Unlike fads, fashions tend to be longer lasting. A fashion is defined as a currently valued style of behavior, thinking, or appearance.11.Public opinion consists of the attitudes and beliefs communicated by ordinary citizens to decision makers. It is measured through polls and surveys, which use research methods such as interviews and questionnaires.Answer: TruePage: 548LO: 512.Social movements are more likely to develop in preindustrial societies than in industrialized societies, where acceptance of traditional beliefs and practices makes such movements unlikely.Answer: FalsePage: 549LO: 6Rejoinder: Social movements are more likely to develop in industrialized societies than in preindustrial societies, where acceptance of traditional beliefs and practices makes such movements unlikely. Diversity and a lack of consensus (hallmarks of industrialized nations)contribute to demands for social change.13.Sociologists distinguish among movements on the basis of their goals and the amount of change they seek to produce. Some movements seek to change people whereas others seek to change society.Answer: TruePage: 551LO: 814.Religious (expressive) movements seek limited change in some aspect of people’s behavior. For example, early in the 20thcentury, the Women’s Christian Temperance Unionattempted to get people to abstain from drinking alcoholic beverages.Answer: FalsePage: 551LO: 8Rejoinder: Religious (expressive) movements seek to produce radical change in individuals and are typically based on spiritual or supernatural belief systems (such as Hare Krishnas). By contrast, alternative movements seek limited change in some aspect of people’s behavior (such as the Women’s Christian Temperance Union).15.The so-called New Age movement seeks some limited change in people’s behavior. Therefore, the New Age movement is classified as a reform movement.584
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Chapter 1Answer: FalsePage:551LO: 8Rejoinder: A reform movement seeks change at the societal level. Since the New Age movement seeks some individual change it is labeled an alternative movement.16.When social movements reach the institutionalization (bureaucratization) stage, the initial zeal and idealism of members may diminish as administrators take over management of the organization. Early grassroots supporters may become disillusioned and drop out.Answer: TruePage: 552LO: 1117.Absolute deprivation refers to the discontent that people may feel when they compare theirachievements with those of similarly situated persons and find that they have less than they think they deserve.Answer: FalsePage: 553LO: 9Rejoinder: The correct term is relative deprivation.

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