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Processing Status Information
(JAI Press, 1992)
The authors compare variant formulations (different from those considered in 1990-1) for predicting the processing of status information. The main competitor considered argued that highly relevant information would eliminate ...
Multi-Characteristic Status Situations and the Determination of Power and Prestige Order
This technical report builds on the research reported in Technical Report 32. It reports a second experiment investigating how two status characteristics affect expectations and power and prestige. The theoretical goal ...
Status Characteristics and Expectation States
This is the first statement of the theory of status characteristics and expectation states and a form of the manuscipt was published by the authors (1966). The theory generalizes the theory of performance expectations first ...
Distributive Justice: A Status Value Formulation
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 ...
Expectations, Theory, and Group Processes
(Social Psychology Quarterly, 1992)
The author describes his career and the growth of the Expectation States research program. This talk was delivered when Joseph Berger received the Cooley-Mead Award from the Social Psychology Section of the American ...
Consistent and Inconsistent Social Characteristics and the Determination of Power and Prestige Orders
The work reported here was significant in the generalization of the first theory of status characteristics and expectation states (Technical Report #12 and Berger et al., 1966). The first theory could only account for ...
A Bibliography of Expectation States Research
This bibliography is a revised and expanded version of working paper 100.
Stability of Organizational Status Structures
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, ...
Paths of Consistent and Inconsistent Status Information and the Induction of Relevance
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 ...
Do Sociological Theories Grow?
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, ...