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Agency is a term with multiple and contested meanings and colorations that has been used to mean choice, action, autonomy, freedom and empowerment, among other things. For all of the themes and variations, it is fair to say that across a number of different fields—including sociology, psychology, anthropology, economic development and philosophy—scholars have used the term ...

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