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    • Distributive Justice: A Status Value Formulation 

      Berger, Joseph; Zelditch, Morris Jr; Anderson, Bo; Cohen, Bernard P (2015-07-29)
      The authors present a theory of distributive justice, feelings that a distribution of benefits and burdens to particular individuals is right and proper. They distinguish local systems and referential structures, and the ...
    • Eliminating the Effects of a Status Characteristic 

      Freese, Lee; Cohen, Bernard P (2015-08-12)
      The authors propose a theory in which status generalization from a diffuse status characteristic such as age, race or gender can be eliminated by introducing contradictory information about a specific status characteristic ...
    • Interdisciplinary Research Teams as Status Systems 

      Kruse, Ronald J; Anbar, Michael; Burns, Sarah E; Cohen, Bernard P (2015-08-15)
      Research teams may be studied as social systems organized along dimensions of status, such as rights to evaluate others and to allocate rewards. “Status consistency” is the degree to which salient statuses an individual ...
    • Stability of Organizational Status Structures 

      Zelditch, Morris Jr; Berger, Joseph; Cohen, Bernard P (2015-07-14)
      The authors develop theoretical foundation for ideas in earlier technical reports and elsewhere on status consistency, focusing on effects for organizations. When inconsistent ranks of individuals and jobs become salient, ...
    • Status and Conflict: A Sociological Perspective on the Urban Race Problem 

      Cohen, Bernard P (2015-07-26)
      Cohen’s intention here is to show how certain general principles of sociological theory can explain certain historical aspects of interracial behavior. Writing for a general, as distinct from a sociological, audience, Cohen ...
    • Status Characteristics and Social Interaction 

      Berger, Joseph; Cohen, Bernard P; Zelditch, Morris Jr (2015-08-10)
      The authors review literature on effects of status differences on interaction and formulate general principles of status generalization to explain them. Next they conduct direct tests of the explanation in an experimental ...
    • Status Conditions of Self Evaluation 

      Berger, Joseph; Zeldtich, Morris Jr; Anderson, Bo; Cohen, Bernard P (2015-07-28)
      The authors develop a theory of structural and interactional factors involved in processes by which evaluations from others can affect one’s self-evaluation. The theory defines an effective “source” of evaluations, and ...
    • Threats to the Promise of Synergy in Interdisciplinary Reearch 

      Kruse, Ronald J; Anbar, Michael; Cohen, Bernard P (2015-08-15)
      The authors analyze structures and processes in multidisciplinary teams to identify factors that lead to synergistic outcomes from those that do not. They use the analysis to describe settings most likely to produce ...
    • The Use of Closed Circuit Television in Expectation Experiments 

      Cohen, Bernard P; Kiker, Joan E; Kruse, Ronald J (2015-07-29)
      The authors present an early description and discussion of the uses of TV systems in social science experiments. They compare two experiments, one conducted live and the other with TV, showing a few minor differences in ...