collective representation

collective representation

the shared -hence social rather than individual -conceptions within a society. The term is DURKHEIM's, who argued that these conceptions must be the fundamental subject matter of sociology. For Durkheim, collective representations must be studied as ‘social facts’, external to any one individual. See SOCIAL FACTS AS THINGS.
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Earlier on Saturday, the TN film fraternity, together with all the South Indian industries, notified a collective representation being sent to the Central Government, requesting them to put the regional cinema in the "least slab".
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Two Memorandum of Understanding were in addition inked: One between Mediacorp Press and SUBE on collective representation of eligible employees of Mediacorp Press, and one between Mediacorp and SUBE on the salary ranges of employees from executive job grade to manager job grade.
At the grass-roots of value chains too, rural workers' and informal workers' organizations are expanding innovative approaches to strengthen collective representation, the Director-General said.
At the grassroots of value chains too, rural workers' and informal workers' organizations are expanding innovative approaches to strengthen collective representation.
Of the 93 percent of eligible pilots who voted, 93 percent voted in favor of joining the world's largest pilot union, showing their commitment to collective representation.
Moscovici: the idea of social, collective representation characterizes a society whose coherence and practices are adjusted by the knowledge, norms and languages produced by itself [1];
2) Labour laws are designed to provide workers with adequate minimum labour standards, including access to collective representation and bargaining to establish and maintain fair working conditions.
The workers in the German centre were represented by a works council and covered by a collective agreement but the workers in the American centre had no collective representation.
Under this proposal, a new "thin" model of freedom of association would serve as an alternative to the "thicker" Wagner model for workers who do not have collective representation under the latter.
It is this scenario which is seen as particularly problematic by the ILO committees, because it effectively denies any form of collective representation to those in the minority who might want it (ILO, 1994).
In this connection Robert Hertz's famous essay, "A Contribution to the Study of the Collective Representation of Death," first published in French in 1907 and introduced to the English-speaking world in Rodney and Claudia Needham's translation of 1960, Death and the Right Hand, addressed secondary mortuary rituals using Bornean ethnographic materials.

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