- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

The ability of individuals to affect change, make autonomous and independent choices and act in self-determining ways.

Longer explanation

We like to think we're free agents who can act with independence and make a difference in the world. But is this the case? Do we have free will? And if so, can we use ...

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