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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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In the collectivity, starting from the field of activity of enterprises three groups were shaped: firms operating in industry, companies working in general services and companies working in tourism.
Using different languages and seeking artistic collectivity.
There is no kind of located meaning to an inscribed collectivity as the movement of differentiation takes place.
Local autonomy concept manifests within the limits of material and territorial competence established by the law, but especially, through the free initiative of local administration authorities to settle collectivity problems in their capacity of civil legal entities, of goods owners from the private field and of public law legal entities, of goods owners from the local interest public field.
Castoriadis reasons that the transformation of society means the radical change from present society to one that can be conceivable only as a collectivity composed of autonomous individuals.
7) To establish collectivities as bearers of rights, however, one must still make the case for collectivities as irreducible moral agents, and Newman's next step is to argue that collective entities are frequently capable of acting morally or immorally, even when all individual members of the collectivity bear no moral culpability.
From the mid- to late twentieth century and beyond, African American "families of choice"--intimate associations of biological and nonblood relatives cohabiting and sharing household responsibilities--have been a primary mode of collectivity that has challenged the hegemony of the heterosexual nuclear family.
Thus, hate outlines the contours of a nationalist collectivity by constructing the inside and the outside of this collectivity.
The article poses questions concerning the ability of one intellectual voice to represent the collectivity of black experience and of black slaves.
lt;p>Jungo Ltd, a provider of connectivity software and driver development tools, today announced the availability of a TV set-top box (STB) USB Collectivity software solution which can be used to extend the active life of a STB by connecting it to any home or wireless network via a USB.
Interestingly, SK teachers tend to think that CCA is undesirable for discipline and moral of a class, and for collectivity.
In this way, we neglect the necessity of the existence of both the professional competence and the interpersonal competence (we are talking more about interdisciplinarity than interpersonal), which contribute to the efficiency of work in any activity and especially sports collectivity (H.