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Noun1.self-organisation - organizing yourself (especially organizing your own labor union)
organization, organisation - the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business; "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
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The lack of sewer systems or drinking water are both serious problems and represent opportunities for local self-organisation. If we want to incorporate humanitarian norms into cities broadly built around the idea of increasing property values, we must include evidence of housing plans that safeguard the rights of all citizens.
One of the most important concepts of complex systems is self-organisation, which can be described as the spontaneous appearance of organization through limited interactions among simple components.
However, there is something called SELF-ORGANISATION which can lead to considering 'Needy More Important than the Bins'.
(Bakunin 1972: 355, emphasis mine) Besides being a very succinct statement, circa 1873, of the anarchist critique of the state as an instrument of revolutionary politics, there is something very interesting about this quotation: Bakunin himself never used the word self-organisation. The original Russian text of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Gosudarstvennost' i anarkhiia) talks about [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (organizaciya) rather than [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (samoorganizaciya) (Bakunin 1967: 20).
* RAVI Bopara has learned many valuable lessons since he last played a Test match - including the importance of self-organisation in life and in cricket.
--Self-Organisation and Emergence in MAS: An Overview, by Giovanna Di Marzo Serugendo, Marie-Pierre Gleizes, and Anthony Karageorgos, aims at defining the concepts of self-organisation and emergence, and also at providing a state-of-the-art survey about the different classes of self-organisation mechanisms applied in the MAS domain.
They rely on mass self-organisation. They are also largely beyond the reach of corporations, the mall and the market: shifting sand does not support billboards and branding.
The Wielkopolska Declaration stresses the need to promote regions with clearly-defined and legally-entrenched competences, with powers of self-organisation and budgetary autonomy, whose boundaries respect existing "traditional, cultural and geographical factors".
In his attempt to justify the re-organisation of schools in outer-west Newcastle (Your Shout, July 24), Coun Keith Taylor demonstrates precisely why voters are losing trust in mainstream politics and politicians and are looking to more democratic forms of self-organisation.