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    • Do Sociological Theories Grow? 

      Wagner, David G; Berger, Joseph (2015-08-15)
      The authors claim that theoretical growth is often obscured by a narrow definition of “growth,” one that emphasizes only empirical support for a unit theory. They introduce the idea of theoretical research programs, ...
    • Expectation States Theory: The Status of a Research Program 

      Berger, Joseph; Wagner, David G; Zelditch, Morris Jr (2015-08-15)
      This technical report updates the theoretical developments and empirical research in the program since the review by Berger, Rosenholtz, and Zelditch (1980).
    • Paths of Consistent and Inconsistent Status Information and the Induction of Relevance 

      Berger, Joseph; Wagner, David G (2015-08-15)
      The concern is to determine the process by which directly relevant, and inversely relevant characteristics function to affect expectation states. Results of a four-condition experiment showed that dissimilarity alone of ...