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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Ffrench, Sean
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
Article Title
Commentary: Re-viewing agency and structure
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IDEAZ
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2003
Volume ID
2
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
48-55
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Abstract
Critically assesses the need for creating an intellectual space for coming to grips with the development challenges facing the region as a whole and Jamaica in particular. Asserts that many of the failures of public and private sector development initiatives arise from an unsound appreciation of agentic behaviour and how it is related to structure. Concludes that theorizing about the nature of agency and structure is required because of an absence of such work in the Caribbean to date.....
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