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Legitimacy and Collective Action
This is a revision of WP 84-4. The authors develop an explicit theoretical foundation for the common belief that legitimation is somehow important in mobilizing collective action. They distinguish validity of a rule ...
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 ...
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- ...
Why Do Individuals Nondecide under Uncertainty?
a. This WP continues the investigation in WP 84-3. There, they found that influence accepted by an actor S was negatively related to a central person’s (C) power even if S did not know how C’s preferences or how likely C ...
Decisions, Nondecisions, and Metadecisions
Political decisions at all stages, from community to country,occur only after a process of agenda setting. Nondecisions result from failing to raise an issue to the appropriate decision-making body, and occur through ...
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, ...
Expectations, Shared Awareness, and Power
The authors develop a theory of expectations about interpersonal power to control rewards and punishments, and to induce compliance. They present an extended review of conceptions of power, and identify four empirical ...
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 ...
A Test of the Law of Anticipated Reactions
(Social Psychological Quarterly, 1988)
a. This WP continues investigations in WP 84-3 and 84-10. The authors report an experiment in which they varied the expected likelihood that an advantaged central actor would punish others for attempting to change an ...