Agency

Human Agency is the capacity for human beings to make choices and to impose those choices on the world. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_agency

Amartya Sen: Human’ development is hence any development that promotes the most human trait—agency. (In Development as Freedom ISBN:0198297580

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Structure_and_agency

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agency_%28philosophy%29

theories of agency http://www.swarthmore.edu/SocSci/tburke1/agency.html Free Will vs Environment, etc.

http://www.kenanmalik.com/lectures/flexibility.html

Andrew Pickering, The Mangle of Practice: Time, Agency, and Science ISBN:0-226-66803-7

Self Determination

Congruence, Law of Requisite Variety

see related Free Agent, Fractally Generative Pattern Language

high agency: a personality trait


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