Sociology 101 Chapter 17

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Sociology 101 Chapter 17
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  1. a fad that becomes an all-consuming passion for many people for a short period of time
    craze
  2. a temporary gathering of people who share a common interest or participate in a particular event
    crowd
  3. (also called contemporary legends and modern legends) a type of rumor consisting of stories that supposedly happened
    urban legends
  4. an unexpected even that causes widespread damage, destruction, distress, and loss
    disaster
  5. a highly emotional and disorderly crowd that uses force of violence against a specific target
    mob
  6. a collective flight, typically irrational, from a real or perceived danger
    panic
  7. a violent crowd that directs its hostility at a wide and shifting range of targets
    riot
  8. an intense, fearful, and anxious reaction to a real or imagined threat by large numbers of people
    mass hysteria
  9. a collection of people, not necessarily in direct contact with each other, who are interested in a particular issue
    public
  10. the spontaneous and unstructured behavior of a large number of people
    collective behavior

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