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Effects of a Legitimate Authority's Justification of Inequality on the Mobilization of Revolutionary Coalitions
The authors explore revolutionary coalition formation in equitable situations. They posited that actors would form such coalitions if the equitable relations were threatened. Results of an experimental test of that idea ...
Status Organizing Processes
The authors review theoretical and empirical work related to the theory of status characteristics and expectation states to this date,1980.
Legitimation, Endorsement, and Compliance
The theoretical development distinguishes three objects of legitimation, of persons, of positions, and of actions; and three types of legitimacy, propriety, endorsement, and authorization. Propriety is normative support ...
On Conservative Attitudes
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 ...
Status Characteristics and Expectation States: A Process Model
This technical report describes how status inequality can produce similar inequality of expectation states, and how the interaction process is affected by the status generalization process. It elaborates some ideas in the ...
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, ...
Rank Equilibration and Political Behavior
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 ...
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 ...
On the Balance of a Set of Ranks
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 ...
How are Inconsistencies between Status and Ability Resolved?
This Technical Report (similar to 32, 35 and 53) addresses the form of combination of status characteristics with particular interest in developing the theory of status characteristics and expectation states for multi- ...