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Collective Responses to Dominance & Inequality - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, our instructors discuss some of the collective responses made to inequality and dominance in society. Topics include the definition of an ethnic enclave, some examples of this concept in action and different types of enclaves. Other lessons cover examples of historic peaceful protests and detail exactly what makes a protest peaceful. A general overview of social unrest is also included in your study. This chapter is designed to help you:
- Differentiate between types of collective behavior, including crowds, mobs and riots
- Give an example of an act of civil disobedience
- Understand rebellion from a sociological perspective
- Describe the different types and motivations of social movements
- Explain what the different stages in social movement represent
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1. What is an Ethnic Enclave? - Definition, Examples & Types
The relationships between ethnic groups in the USA is a big part of our national history. In this lesson, we'll examine various examples of ethnic enclaves, including ghettoes, over time and around the world.
2. Peaceful Protest: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will take a look at peaceful protests and some of the methods used to accomplish them. We will also review examples of this type of protest and how they have been successful agents of social change.
3. Social Unrest: Definition & Overview
In this lesson, we will explore the meaning of social unrest and the various ways it can be expressed. Then you can test your knowledge with a fun quiz.
4. Collective Behavior: Crowd Types, Mobs & Riots
Collective behavior refers to events that suddenly emerge. These events do not conform to rules or laws but instead are shaped based on the issue at hand. This lesson discusses the forms of collective behavior: crowds, mobs and riots.
5. What Is Civil Disobedience? - Definition, Acts & Examples
Change never comes easy. Read on to learn about civil disobedience, its origins, tactics used in non-violent protest, and examples of civil disobedience throughout history.
6. Rebellion in Sociology: Definition & Examples
Rebellion is the most extreme form of deviance according to American sociologist Robert Merton. Rebellion can lead to crime, violence, and terrorism. Learn the definition of rebellion and the causes and effects of rebellion in this lesson.
7. Social Movement Definitions: Alternative, Redemptive, Reformative & Revolutionary
Social movements can occur at the individual level or the societal level and can advocate for either minor or radical changes. This lesson will cover four kinds of social movements: alternative, redemptive, reformative, and revolutionary.
8. Social Movement Stages: Emergence, Coalescence, Bureaucratization & Decline
Although social movements around the world differ from each other in many ways, they all generally go through a life cycle marked by the progressive stages of emergence, coalescence, bureaucratization, and decline. In this lesson we will discuss the four stages of social movements.
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- Stratification of Difference in Society
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- Theories of Prejudice
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