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Encyclopedia > Doormen

A Doorkeeper, also known as doorman (plural doormen), is someone who is posted at, and often guards, a door, or by extension another entrance (specific similar terms exist, e.g. Gatekeeper, Hall porter)


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A doorman (more commonly referred to as a bouncer) is a term for a person who deals with the general security of a bar, pub or nightclub. ... Look up escort in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The term bouncer is an informal title for a person who deals with the general security of a bar, public house or nightclub. ... Doorman (DeMarr Davis) is a fictional superhero in the Marvel Comics universe who first appeared in the pages of the Avengers West Coast in 1989. ... Marvel Comics (Stan Lee is behind many of the superheros) is an American comic book line published by Marvel Publishing, Inc. ... Doorkeeper of the United States House of Representatives office was abolished during the 104th Congress. ...

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American Ethnologist - Online Book Reviews (912 words)
Doormen sustain a delicate balance between delivering personalized service and maintaining formal commitment to the norm of universal service, which is considered to be the basis of their professional status.
Doormen are far beneath their tenants in life opportunities and social class.
Doormen originated as a class field project in Bearman’s sociological method course for which his primary concern was finding a safe site for students to study; the lobby of a residential doorman building seemed to be a reasonable choice.
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