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collectivity

any grouping of individuals that ‘cuts across the actor (see SOCIAL ACTOR) as a composite unit’ (PARSONS, 1951).
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What, for instance, of the interests of members of a collective that run contrary to the ostensible interests of the collectivity as a whole?
The above is a necessary digression in order to understand the following: for scholars who disagree with an aspect of Islamic finance, the constructive response is to formally approach with one's disagreement the largest collectivity of those scholars who possess industry-specific knowledge and practical, day-to-day execution experience in Islamic finance.
The essay interrogates sexual normativity by defining and affirming the relevance of black collectivity to contemporary black critical discourse on family structure and queer theoretical discourse on communality.
In the chapter that most directly tackles Yeats's commitment to the bardic arts as an aspect of his interest in collectivity and documents his efforts to bring his ideas to a wider public, Schuchard highlights Yeats's notion that he wanted to bring about a"spiritual democracy" for Ireland.
Her connectedness continues, but now strongly based in communion with humanity rather than with "nature," reflecting some movement toward collectivity.
We also choose this context because the effectiveness of the direct action of the State in dealing with these challenges has been questioned over the past years by many theoretical and empirical studies, with many favouring the leadership of the local and regional collectivity (Stohr and Taylor 1981; Arocena 2001; Joyal 2002).
Chairs, sofas and tables for hotels, restaurants, theatres, schools, libraries, conference rooms, ships: places for the collectivity.
Daniel Gibbs, Vice President of Tourism of the Collectivity of St.
This is especially important in response to those philosophers who do not accept this, who argue a thorough collectivity or who accept individuality with respect to production but urge collectivity with respect to distribution and consumption.
Therefore, she suggests that in an ideal-typical situation, we could place the primary harm against the collectivity of despised sexualities to the cultural valuational structure, thereby proffering the remedy of recognition: revaluation and according positive recognition to gay and lesbian communities.
because the nation state is the dominant collectivity for organising so many of the social institutions which impinge directly on economic activities, such as the legal, education and financial system, as well as itself constituting one of the major influences on firm structure and behaviour .