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date: 11 August 2020

agency 

Source:
A Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations
Author(s):
Jonathan JosephJonathan Joseph

In social science, agency refers to the ability to act. Indeed agents may be said to have this particular power or capability. There is significant dispute, however, about the extent of agency and about what counts as an agent. In particular, the question of agency is often bound up with that of structure. The ... ...

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