The Research Group on Society-State Relations (Resocie) is coordinated by Professors Marisa von Bülow, Rebecca Abers and Debora Rezende, at the Political Science Institute, University of Brasília, Brazil. Researchers and professors from other areas and institutions, as well as graduate and undergraduate students, participate as well. Resocie seeks to contribute to the development of democratic theories, in close dialogue with social movement and political representation theories.