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structuration

‘the structuring of social relations across time and space’ (GIDDENS, 1984) as the result of the interaction of pre-existing STRUCTURE and individual agency. See DUALITY OF STRUCTURE, STRUCTURATION THEORY, STRUCTURE AND AGENCY.
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From the perspective of structuration theory, the box within box metaphor and the concept of transactional interface, although helpful, may not go far enough in capturing the complicated relationship between the individual and the larger social systems in which he or she participates.
Descriptors: alliances, structuration, status, strategic actions, industry structure, homophily
1984) The Constitution of Society: Outline of the Theory of Structuration.
Keywords: Group Process, Process Structuration, Process Training, Virtual Groups
It is suggested that a nexus between philosophical and sociological theory can be achieved by utilizing Giddens's theory of structuration within which substantive rights and principles, which may (or may not) represent normative principles or rights, can be conceptually located and empirically verified.
Ce militant de valeur etait tres implique dans la mobilisation et la structuration des cellules militantes et la collecte des armes dans l'Oranie.
Different types of benefits are expected and will be called in subsequent markets: 1 / Assistance to steering and leading a strategic group 2/ Diagnostic stratgique axe march 3/ Diagnostic stratgique axe filire 4/ Diagnostic stratgique axe client 5/ Diagnostic stratgique axe concurrence 6/ Elaboration des scnarios d~volution de offre, qualification et proposition de choix 7/ Dfinition du plan d~actions 8/ Structuration d~une veille prospective et stratgique, accompagnement la ralisation de deux premires veilles, diffusion du savoir-faire avec les quipes de HAROPA.
In order to solve problems of poverty, underdevelopment, and unfulfilled hopes in Africa, Mboyo draws on Antony Gidden's structuration theory to understand how social phenomenon is constructed.
This work specifically focuses on Lacan's treatment of this instinct, through his concept of "alienation" and its expression in the imaginary structuration of the mirror phase.
Cet atelier aura pour objectif de sensibiliser les participants sur le potentiel de croissance inexploite de la filiere harissa tout en identifiant les difficultes actuelles pour la bonne structuration de la filiere afin de mener une reflexion sur les moyens de les contourner.
Ce projet, a-t-il poursuivi, est le fruit d'une cooperation exemplaire qui a permis de mettre en place une structuration institutionnelle, financiere et legale innovante et adaptee qui compte avec l'adhesion des acteurs actifs dans le domaine de l'energie solaire, le soutien de la societe civile et des financements importants de la part d'institutions financieres internationales.
The model was generated from data gathered in virtual communities of software developers and is situated within a theoretical framework of structuration of technology use and design.

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