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SOC 1200 Lecture 42: Lecture 42

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University of Manitoba
SOC 1200
Susan Miller

o|82  Conventional crowd = results from deliberate planning (auction, funeral) Expressive crowd = forms around an event with emotional appeal (NYE, sport’s final)  Acting crowd = motivated by an intense, single-minded purpose (concert, fleeing) set  in motion by powerful emotions, can trigger mob violence  Protest crowd = political purpose crowd Mob = highly emotional crowd that pursues a violent or destructive goal and  dissipates quickly (e.g. lynching) Riots = social eruption that is highly emotional, violent and undirected (no particular purpose)   Massbehaviour=collectivebehaviouramongpeoplespreadoverawidegeographicarea Rumour = unconfirmed information that people spread informally, often by word of  mouth Gossip = rumour about peoples’ personal affairs  “Publics” (public opinion) = widespread attitudes about controversial issues (large in  number, dispersed background, common interest, do not all agree) Propaganda = information presented with the intention of shaping public opinion   Fashion = a social pattern favoured by a large number of people Fad = an unconventional social pattern that people embrace briefly but  enthusiastically Craze = highly unconventional fad, requires high degree of commitment  Panic = a form of collective behaviour in which people in one place react to a threat or
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