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    • Control and Cooptation in Mexican Politics 

      Anderson, Bo; Cockcroft, James D. (2015-07-21)
      The authors identify a structure of widely-shared,interrelated goals, including political stability, economic growth, public welfare, and economic nationalism in contemporary Mexico. They relate those goals to the contemporary ...
    • 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 ...
    • On Conservative Attitudes 

      Anderson, Bo; Zelditch, Morris Jr; Takagi, Paul; Whiteside, Don (2015-07-13)
      This paper argues that rank disequilibrium (or status inconsistency) is a factor in developing right-wing attitudes. The topic had contemporary relevance with the prominence of the John Birch Society, the Christian ...
    • On the Balance of a Set of Ranks 

      Zelditch, Morris Jr; Anderson, Bo (2015-07-13)
      This theoretical paper addresses what was then called “status consistency” or “status crystallization.” Discrepant ranks on different characteristics such as income, occupational prestige, education, race, and religion ...
    • Rank Equilibration and Political Behavior 

      Anderson, Bo; Zelditch, Morris Jr (2015-07-14)
      The authors develop theoretical ideas in Technical Report #7 and outline links to political behavior. Technical Report #9 is more abstract than TR #8. This paper develops a theoretical argument about social comparison ...
    • 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 ...
    • Status Conditions of Self-Evaluation 

      Berger, Joseph; Zelditch, Morris Jr; Anderson, Bo; Cohen, Bernard P. (2017-08-24)
      This is a revision of TR#24. It expands the discussion of conditions for stability, adding the idea of cliques that support stable self-evaluations.