Social control is a dependent variable because it is dependent on factors such as status (where located in social space), prestige (place of social honor), location in symbolic space (liberal nonliberal), & vertical space (high low status). B00165275
Social control will vary (how much gets used, which kind, who uses it, etc.) depending on several factors: where it is located in social space (vertical, horizontal, etc.) B002133834
The style, form, & quantity of social control will vary… B00197628
Critical things here: Social control varies (say what that means). If we understand it, we can predict HOW it varies (according to location of conflict in social space).