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Structures of Mediation: A Formal Approach to Brokerage in Transaction Networks
The concept of brokerage has gained considerable attention in recent years, but few researchers have attempted to specify what the phenomenon is. In this paper, we develop a theoretical conception ofExpand
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The Origins of Status Hierarchies: A Formal Theory and Empirical Test1
This article offers a formal theoretical model of the emergence of hierarchy that bridges the division between individualistic and structuralist accounts of inequality. In the model, actors reproduceExpand
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Collective Action and Network Structure
I develop and analyze a mathematical model describing the relationship between individual contributions to a collective good and the network of social relations that makes these contributionsExpand
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A Dilemma of State Power: Brokerage and Influence in the National Health Policy Domain
This article shows that occupancy of brokerage positions in the U.S. health policy domain's communication network is a crucial determinant of influence. However, the ability to convert structuralExpand
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Collision of Wills: How Ambiguity about Social Rank Breeds Conflict
Minor debts, derisive remarks, a fight over a parking space, butting in line-these are the little things that nevertheless account for much of the violence in human society. But why? Roger V. GouldExpand
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Popular Contention in Great Britain, 1758-1834.
Part 1 From mutiny to mass mobilization: contention in 1833 what changed and why? what's at issue? contending ideas common action and shared understanding repertoires of contention insistentExpand
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Insurgent Identities: Class, Community, and Protest in Paris from 1848 to the Commune.
By focusing on the less turbulent years in between the social upheavals of the Paris Commune of 1871 and the 1848 Revolution, Gould reveals that while class played a pivotal role in 1848, it wasExpand
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Although sociologists increasingly recognize the importance of networks in social movement mobilization, efforts to understand networkfactors have been hampered by the operationalization of networkExpand
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Collective violence and group solidarity : Evidence from a feuding society
Sociological explanations of group conflict usually presuppose that the various factors that breed hostility between collectivities also generate internal solidarity. Outside of the protestExpand
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Power and Social Structure in Community Elites
Although there has been considerable theoretical interest in the relationship between pouver and position in a social structure, few researchers have explored this issue empirically. This paperExpand
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