unincorporated association

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unincorporated association

A group of two or more persons who band together for a common purpose or goal, but without the formality of creating a corporation or partnership. Many religious groups function as unincorporated associations.The rules differ among states,but a deed to or from an unincorporated association may have specialized requirements to be legal.

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Voline, the Russian anarchist, recognised the danger of any organisation tending toward 'immobility, bureaucracy' and 'authoritarianism', but argued that a more fluid conception of voluntary association, closer to Kropotkin's, comprising 'more mobile, even provisional organs which arise and multiply according to the needs that arise in the course of daily living and activities', would help obviate such concerns (Graham 2005: 424).
8) In the 1990s, young Russian historians such as Galina Ul'ianova and Anastasiia Tumanova overcame the distrust of their professional colleagues to produce important studies of voluntary associations and the political and social framework within which they operated.
At the individual level, socioeconomic status has been identified as one of the most important predictors of voluntary association membership (Grabb and Curtis 1992).
He finds that voluntary associations were successful in constructing a measure of consensus to a liberal social order in both urban and rural communities.
Most of the existing Canadian literature on voluntary association involvement has focused, not on ethnic patterns, but on the somewhat related questions of linguistic and regional differences.
Actually, these state Baptist "societies" were voluntary associations of clergy, donors, and educators who supported the projects.
ICAC is a voluntary association of insurance industry organizations committed to the control of arson through prevention and competent investigation.
However, management at Edeka -- the voluntary association of independent German supermarkets -- and Rewe -- a co-operative -- claim their supermarkets need to be double that size to be viable, and say the current rules favour hard discounters such as Aldi and Lidl.
For instance, students required to volunteer a certain number of hours to voluntary association as part of their schooling may choose associations which facilitate that sort of quantification.
The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of governments and people of 54 independent countries around the world.
Eight associations have been selected to receive the 2001 AAA Summit Awards, which recognize outstanding voluntary association initiatives.
Dynamic Air is a nonprofit organization founded in 1998 as a voluntary association to eliminate the cultural, architectural, and other types of barriers that hinder the free day-to-day movements of people with physical, psychological, or sensory difficulties.
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