Denotes self-directed actions aimed at personal development or personally chosen goals.
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Figured worlds help teacher educators to understand how agentic preservice teacher identity development is situated both culturally and sociohistorically.
Neuromarketing discourses may cut down consumers' agentic world -constituting capacity to an instinctive connection to external triggers (Cruciani, 2018; Freeman-Moir, 2017; Lazaroiu et al., 2018; Popescu Ljungholm, 2018), built up by displaying messages to articulate preferred consumer feedback.
The conception of the "dangerous" outside (28) thus resonates as a device to oppose the equalizing value of vulnerability because of a desire to define oneself as agentic, and to benefit from the political denotations that come with it (Butler, "Rethinking" 23).
Integral to this, however, is the maintenance of a critical perspective and an agentic capacity to question what is and to enact 'resistance, and transformation' (p.
Sikkink, (11) concerned about what she understands to be the dominance of structural perspectives in constructivism, has called for an 'agentic constructivism,' one that is (p.
Young men and women are able to act agentically regarding their sexual choices, yet these agentic behaviors are mediated by expectations about gender and heterosexuality.
Indeed, educators and researchers have embraced this perspective of the child as agentic, and worked with children rather than about them, so as to drive for positive change in early years education (Fasoli, 2001).
Two other chapters within this section also delve into the notion of voice: the chapter by Sheela Patel that looks at how a social movement of the urban poor engages in collective representation at different levels, thereby reflecting active agentic voice; another chapter by Sharath Srinivasan and Claudia Abreu Lopes ("Africa's Voices Versus Big Data?
Arguably, emphasized femininity, akin to women's agentic competence in sustainable energy leadership, challenges the patriarchal hegemonic control of the nuclear industry (Connell 1995, Warren 1999, Connell 2005, Shiva 2005, Cockburn 2012, World Nuclear Organisation 2016).
Scholars who study gender differences often distinguish between communal and agentic orientations (Bakan, 1966).