What's a Collective? The Ontology of Groups, Crowds and Crews

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: 304
RC16 Sociological Theory (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Frederic VANDENBERGHE, University State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Margaret ARCHER, École Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne, Switzerland
Phylogenetic and Ontogenetic Processes in Mead: A New Sociological Understanding of Self in Society (Oral Presentation)
Jean-Francois COTE, University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada

The Ambiguous Multiplicities. Crowds over, Across and within Individuals (Oral Presentation)
Andrea Mubi BRIGHENTI, University of Trento, Italy

Collective Intentionality and Methodological Individualism (Oral Presentation)
Werner BINDER, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Collective Action and Collective Actors in Fields: Some Ontological Clarification of a Recent Debate in Neo-Institutionalism (Oral Presentation)
Uli MEYER, Technical University of Berlin, Germany; Robert J. SCHMIDT, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

Institutional Change through Rational Collective Action (Oral Presentation)
Roar HAGEN, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway; Truls Tunby KRISTIANSEN, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway

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