Social Pschology Quiz

1. TCO 7.  When the civil rights and women’s movements were at their height in the 1970s, one often saw images on television of large groups of people marching with their arms linked together, chanting a movement slogan over and over. These behaviors set the stage for which one of the following? (Points : 10)     





With respect to the elements of persuasion, write one or two paragraphs on EACH of the following two factors: who is communicating AND channels of communication. Explicitly explain why and how these factors apply to the presidential case above.       
Question 2.

A huge campus-wide flap over the party followed. University administration, alarmed about race relations in a student population that is overwhelmingly white, condemned the party as an offensive parody of racial stereotypes of a certain segment of the area population. The 20 or so students who planned the party said it innocently had a 1990s theme.

University officials held open meetings with minority students and staff in an effort to figure out ways to create programs that would avoid similar incidents in the future.

Analyze the facts of this scenario critically using the following approach:

a. explicitly use three (3) concepts from the textbook in your analysis;

b. identify and very briefly describe each concept you use and link it to specific evidence from the scenario;

c. within your group of three course concepts include at least one (1) concept from Chapter 8 (Group Influences) and at least one (1) concept from Chapter 9 (Prejudice: Disliking Others) in your analysis.