Diffuse Status Characteristics and the Spread of Status Value: A Formal Theory1

@article{Berger2006DiffuseSC,
  title={Diffuse Status Characteristics and the Spread of Status Value: A Formal Theory1},
  author={J. Berger and M. H. Fisek},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={2006},
  volume={111},
  pages={1038 - 1079}
}
The authors present a formal theory of the social construction of diffuse status characteristics. The theory is formulated within the framework of earlier work on status construction by Ridgeway and others and uses the mathematical framework of the theory of status characteristics and expectation states. This theory describes how an initially nonvalued characteristic can acquire status value and generalized expectation states from its association with already established and valued status… Expand
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