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I submitted the interactional items in the questionnaire to exploratory factor analysis in order to determine whether support could be found for my contention that friendship and comradeship are different forms of interaction.
In subsequent analysis, the highest loading items of the two friendship factors loaded on one principal factor, but the highest loading comradeship items did not.
Comradeship is a style of interacting, a form of personal relationships distinct from Friendship that middlers know, know how to perform, and may choose to engage in in varying degrees.
Empirical support has been demonstrated in this research for differentiating friendship from comradeship as different styles of interacting, that is, as distinct forms of personal relationships.
First we investigate the incidence of friendship, its dimensions of mutual significance and emotional expression and comradeship across the sample of 223 middlers.
Even among this sample, middlers vary in terms of their overall tendencies toward friendship and comradeship.
I demonstrate this variation by standardizing the friendship and comradeship scores of each case.
In an exploratory factor analysis similar to the process used to identify the constructs of Friendship and Comradeship, four dimensions of hegemonic complicity were identified.
Having already shown that friendship can be described as having the dimensions of mutual significance and emotional expressiveness, that friendship and comradeship are separate and distinct interactional processes, and that middlers vary both with each other and within themselves in their practice of friendship and comradeship, I now can address the relationship between hegemonic complicity and friendship/comradeship.