The place of agency and related capacities in future practices

Franziska Trede, Joy Higgs

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review


In this book on practice futures a number of the major themes deal with larger dimensions of system and cultural changes. The future of the professions and professionalism is a topic examined in Chapters 6 and 7. In this chapter we focus on the people, especially professionals as human agents, in this contested space and explore the place agency in shaping future practices.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChallenging future practice possibilities
EditorsJoy Higgs, Steven Cork, Debbie Horsfall
Place of PublicationRotterdam, The Netherlands
PublisherBrill | Sense
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9789004400795
ISBN (Print)9789004400788, 9789004400771
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NamePractice Futures
PublisherBrill Sense


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