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members of a cooperative enterprise

done by or characteristic of individuals acting together

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forming a whole or aggregate

set up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government

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Pursuing her reading of Season of Migration to the North against Heart of Darkness, Spivak presents Salih's narrative as a vehicle of the undecidable and notes that the narrator "is not indexed as a representative of a 'third world' collectivity of culture (Jameson) or class (Ahmad)" (63).
Are information processes of collectivity and the resulting collective behavior, which make the IS dynamics, phenomena of exclusively qualitative nature, impossible to structure?
I have come to recognize how the group creates a space for race-conscious collectivity that addresses differences within the project of sisterhood, as well as calls for collectivity outside women's liberation.
Having institutionalised sets of arrangements, conventions, and agreements, it is also necessary to specify collective practices leading to status elevation, reputation, self-worth, and the level of hazard within the social collectivity. Mechanisms for inclusion and exclusion of social collectivities have to exist.
Section four is about how the collectivity established subjective identity for its members.
Elsewhere I've discussed these moves as instances of what might be called "Athenian democracy," since our ideas of collectivity entailed the formation of a relatively homogenous in-group that took heavy teaching and administrative burdens upon itself but thereby restricted access to program participation (Gardiner 2002).
According to Graham's definition, a number of individuals form a collectivity only if they Pact in ways whose significance can be adequately captured only by an ineliminable reference to some corporate body as part of which they are acting" (68).
In light of the account of individual moral agency provided above, constructing such a model requires (at the very least) two important steps: determining which types of collectivity qualify as moral agents, and investigating the conditions under which they can then exercise this agency The first step will involve establishing the criteria that a collectivity must meet if we are to view it as capable of acting and knowing in a way that is analogous--but not identical--to that of (most) individual human beings.
In each instance, (predictable) divisions inside one or more of the parties challenged the legitimacy not only of the outcome but also of the process by which it was achieved and, in some cases, the legitimacy of those who bargained on behalf of--in the name of--the collectivity. These concerns are also apposite for the identity-based solidarity contemplated by the contributors to Identities in International Relations.
She said she has discussed the concept of an Aboriginal bill of rights in Nunavut, and one senator told her they would need "something like that to protect the individual rights of the people within their collectivity. So it has to work not only for Indian people on and off reserve, it has to work for other Aboriginal people like Metis and the Inuit.
A second collectivity consists of the various aboriginal peoples of Canada.
Those of a Marxian persuasion have spotlighted them as a paradigmatic case of the class formation narrative, by which the working class has matured into a self-conscious and historically formidable collectivity. Those hostile to class analysis have similarly used them to prove the irrelevance of the working class and class dynamics to history.
Women's music began as a separatist enterprise not only because of community-based collectivity: Once a major label had its Joni Mitchell or its Carly Simon, it felt it didn't need another.
Both almost invariably zero in on ensembles of characters, presenting the image of a group, a collectivity. From Les raquetteurs to Le declin de l'empire americain, Mon oncle Antoine to Le vent du Wyoming, Quebec films revolve around meals, parties, weddings, funerals, "le gang" having a good time, a miserable one, or both simultaneously.
These alternative occupations are important in her discussion insofar as they make evident (1) the tension between vulnerability to and dependence upon institutional support, (2) the ways each of the writers represents some form of collectivity or community as an alternative to institutional authority, and implicitly (3) the ways those communities made possible the emergence of the author-figure as artistic laborer.