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Symbolic Power for Beginners: The Very First Social Efforts to Control Others’ Actions and Perceptions

Overview of attention for article published in Sociological Theory, October 2021
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#20 of 314)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (93rd percentile)

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44 tweeters

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Title
Symbolic Power for Beginners: The Very First Social Efforts to Control Others’ Actions and Perceptions
Published in
Sociological Theory, October 2021
DOI 10.1177/07352751211050660
Authors

Wilfried Lignier

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 10 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 50%
Professor 1 10%
Unspecified 1 10%
Researcher 1 10%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 1 10%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 1 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 7 70%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 10%
Unspecified 1 10%
Unknown 1 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 31. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 15 October 2021.
All research outputs
#986,871
of 21,287,234 outputs
Outputs from Sociological Theory
#20
of 314 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#23,361
of 348,593 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Sociological Theory
#2
of 3 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,287,234 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 95th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 314 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 11.4. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 93% of its peers.
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