A boolean model of role discrimination

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This article analyzes, based on Boolean approach by C.C. Ragin, how the subjective internal structure of social roles conditions the possibility of discrimination of role performance (role discrimination). I postulate, in an actor's image, a role consists of some role elements, which make up the internal hierarchical structure (role image) according to each element's importance for the role. After introducing a set of definitions and assumptions, the role discrimination is formulated as a Boolean equation, taking the role elements as independent variables and the role discrimination itself as a dependent variable. Suppose role X, and suppose a performer and an observer interact each other on role performing, each having his/her own image. In general, between such two given actors, the performance of X by the performer can be discriminated by the observer under the condition that the pattern of practicing role elements included in each image ("practical profile") coincides with each other, at least partially. Taking up a simple case of two elements and introducing the judgment rule, I examine the possibility of role discrimination for all possible combinations of the images. After that, some general propositions as to the possibility of role discrimination, that hold regardless of the number of role elements, are discussed.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)111-121
ページ数11
ジャーナルJournal of Mathematical Sociology
26
発行部数1-2
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 1 1 2002

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Boolean Model
Discrimination
discrimination
Observer
role image
Internal
Social Role
Postulate
Hierarchical Structure
Proposition
performance
Dependent

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science

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A boolean model of role discrimination. / Misumi, Kazuto.

:: Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 巻 26, 番号 1-2, 01.01.2002, p. 111-121.

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