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    • Negotiating the Unknown: The Role of Uncertainty in Social Exchange 

      Savage, Scott V.; Bergstrand, Kelly (Blackwell Publishing LtdDepartment of Sociology and Anthropology, the University of Texas at Arlington, 2012)
      This article documents the role of uncertainty in social exchange. Specifically, it reviews how social exchange theorists incorporate uncertainty when explaining psychological processes and social behaviors. After identifying ...
    • The Mobilizing Power Of Grievances: Applying Loss Aversion And Omission Bias To Social Movements 

      Bergstrand, Kelly (MobilizationDepartment of Sociology and Anthropology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2014)
      This study investigates how the nature of grievances can provide advantages or disadvantages to social movements. I use an experimental design to test the effects of loss aversion and omission bias on people’s reactions ...
    • Assessing the Relationship Between Social Vulnerability and Community Resilience to Hazards 

      Bergstrand, Kelly; Mayer, Brian; Brumback, Babette; Zhang, Yi (Springer Science+Business Media DordrechtDepartment of Sociology and Anthropology, the University of Texas at Arlington, 2014-07)
      This article contributes to the disaster literature by measuring and connecting two concepts that are highly related but whose relationship is rarely empirically evaluated: social vulnerability and community resilience. ...
    • Compensation and Community Corrosion: Perceived Inequalities, Social Comparisons, and Competition Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 

      Mayer, Brian; Running, Katrina; Bergstrand, Kelly (Eastern Sociological SocietyDepartment of Sociology and Anthropology, the University of Texas at Arlington, 2015-06)
      After disasters, victim compensation programs are typically associated with individual healing and community rebuilding. But postdisaster compensation systems also have the potential to introduce confusion and competition, ...
    • It takes two: A dyadic model of recruitment to civic activity 

      Beyerlein, Kraig; Bergstrand, Kelly (ElsevierDepartment of Sociology and Anthropology, the University of Texas at Arlington, 2016-11)
      Why are some people, but not others, asked to engage in civic activity? Rather than focus on the personal traits of either potential recruits or recruiters for this initial stage of recruitment, we develop and test a ...
    • The Appearance and the Reality of Quid Pro Quo Corruption: An Empirical Investigation 

      Robertson, Christopher; Winkelman, D. Alex; Bergstrand, Kelly; Modzelewski, Darren (Oxford University PressDepartment of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Texas at Arlington, May 23, 20)
      The Supreme Court says that campaign finance regulations are unconstitutional unless they target “quid pro quo” corruption or its appearance. To test those appearances, we fielded two studies. First, in a highly realistic ...