agency englannista suomeksi
The capacity, condition, or state of acting or of exerting power.
(RQ:Woodward Natural History)
The capacity of individuals to act independently and to make their own free choices.
2001, Todd McGowan, ''The Feminine "No!"'', SUNY Press ((ISBN)), page (gbooks):
- Formally, capitalism performs its fundamental gesture—reappropriation without transformation. This bears on the question of subjective agency because this “reappropriation without transformation” is exactly what agency seeks to avoid; such a process indicates, in fact, that one's agency has failed, that one really had no agency in the first place.
2012, Edmund V. Sullivan, ''A Critical Psychology'', Springer Science & Business Media ((ISBN)), page (gbooks):
- Strictly speaking, at the level of personal agency one could say that power is a condition where one is “enabled.” I would contend that this is a condition of personal agency.
2013, Andy Clark, Julian Kiverstein, Tillmann Vierkant, ''Decomposing the Will'', Oxford University Press ((ISBN)), page (gbooks):
- The feeling of being in control of one's body should involve the sense of body-ownership, plus an additional sense of agency.
A medium through which power is exerted or an end is achieved.
An establishment engaged in doing business for another; also, the place of business or the district of such an agency.
2012, Simon Toms, ''The Impact of the UK Temporary Employment Industry in Assisting Agency Workers since the Year 2000'', Cambridge Scholars Publishing ((ISBN)), page 277:
- As an employment agency you have a responsibility to supply work to the individual agency worker, as well as a service to the client.