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Strategic Imperative, Ideology, And Frame
The concept of framing has come to be recognized as one of the few foundational ideas in social movement theory in a relatively short time. However, its core meaning as an interpretive process hasExpand
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The Career Experience of the Symphony Musician
T HE situation of the symphony musician in the United States today is reflective of the somewhat tenuous economic status of symphonic music as an art form offering meaningful aesthetic experience toExpand
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Analysis of data gathered from university student political organizations representing the far left and far right suggests that leftist students come predominantly from upper-middle-classExpand
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The Commercialization and Functional Rationalization of College Football: Its Origins.
The basic characteristics of present-day college football, its commercialization and functional rationalization, originated in the nineteenth century, specifically at Yale University. In this paperExpand
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The Career Experience of the Symphony Musician
1 The data on which this paper is based were gathered by the author in 70 formal interviews with the members of the orchestra, in the winter of 1955-57. the material presented below "ill br cast inExpand
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Parental Encouragement, Occupation, Education and Family Size: Artifactual or Independent Determinants of Adolescent Educational Expectations?
Studies of adolescent career orientations provide consistent support for the propositions that educational expectations vary positively with the level of parental occupation and education, theExpand
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The growth of sociological theory : human nature, knowledge, and social change
1. Introduction. I. THE ENLIGHTENMENT AND THE BEGINNINGS OF SOCIOLOGY. 2. The Idea of Progress and the Perfectibility of the Human Race. 3. The Philosophical Anthropologies of the Enlightenment andExpand
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