Readings

Alkire, S. 2005. Subjective quantitative studies of human agency. Social Indicators Research, 74: 217-260

Bandura, A. 1982. Self-efficacy mechanism in human agency. American Psychologist, 37(2): 122-147

Bandura, A. 1989. Human agency in social cognitive theory. American Psychologist, 44(9): 1175-1184

Billet, S. 2006. Relational interdependence between social and individual agency in work and working life. Mind, Culture, and Activity, 13(1): 53-69

Brown, K. & T. Kaiser. 2005. Are psychological and ecological well-being compatible? The role of values, mindfulness, and lifestyle. Social Indicators Research, 74: 349-368

Burt, R. 1992. Structural Holes. The Social Structure of Competition. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press

Caprara, G. & P. Steca.  2007. Prosocial agency: the contribution of  values and self-efficacy beliefs to prosocial behavior across ages. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 26(2): 218-239

Cattell, V. 2004. Having a laugh and mucking in together: using social capital to explore dynamics between structure and agency in the context of declining and regenerated neighbourhoods. Sociology, 38(5): 945-963

Dale, A. and L. Newman. 2005. The Role of Agency in Sustainable Local Community Development.  Local Environment, 10(5): 477-486

Borgatti, S & Foster, P. 2003 The Network Paradigm in Organizational Research: A Review and Typology. Journal of Management 29(6)

Bhaskar, R. 1994. Plato, Etc. the Problems of Philosophy and Their Resolution. New York, Verso.

Bradford, N. 2003. Why Cities Matter: Policy Research Perspectives for Canada. Canadian Policy Research Networks Discussion Paper

Dale, A. 2001. At the Edge: Sustainable Development in the 21st Century. Vancouver: UBC Press

Dale, A. and J. Onyx. 2005. A Dynamic Balance: Social Capital and Sustainable Community Development. Vancouver: UBC Press

Dugan, K. & J. Reger. 2006. Voice and agency in social movement outcomes. Qualitative Sociology, 29: 467-484

Granovetter, M. 1973. The strength of weak ties. In American Journal of Sociology, 78(6): 1360-1380

Greener, I. 2002. Agency, social theory and social policy. Critical Social Policy Ltd., 22(4): 688-705

Gunderson, LH. & CS. Holling. 2002. Panarchy. Understanding Transformations in Human & Natural Systems. Washington: Island Press

Harvey, D. 2002. Agency and Community: A Critical Realist Paradigm. Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, 32(2)

Johnson, T. 2005. Goal theories of motivation as rigorous humanism. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 18:311-325

Krishna, Anirudh. 2001. Moving from the Stock of Social Capital to the Flow of Benefits: The Role of Agency. World Development 29(6)

Larsen, L., S. Harlan, B. Bolin. E. Hackett, D. Hope, A. Kirby, A. Melson, T. Rex and S. Wolf. 2004. Bonding and bridging. Understanding the relationship between social capital and civic action. In Journal of Planning Education and Research 24:64-77

Leonard, R. 2004.  Examining the relationship between social agency and social capital.  A paper presented to the Sixth Biennial conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research, Toronto, July 11-14

Lesser, E. and L. Prusak. 2000.Communities of practice, social capital and organizational knowledge. In E. Lesser, M. Fontaine and J. Slusher (eds.), Knowledge and Communities. Boston: Butterworth Heinemann

Merriam, S.B. 1988. Case Study Research in Education: A Qualitative Approach. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass

Mitchell, J.C. 1983. Case and situation analysis. The Sociological Review, 31(2): 187-211

Musolf, G. 2003. Social structure, human agency, and social policy. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 23(6/7): 1-10

Narayan, D. 1999. Bonds and Bridges: Social Capital and Poverty. Washington, DC: World Bank

Newman, L. and A. Dale (in press). Homophily and agency: creating effective sustainable development networks. In Environment, Development and Sustainability

Newman, L. and A. Dale 2005. Network Structure, Diversity, and Proactive Resilience Building: a Response to Tompkins and Adger. Ecology and Society 10 (1): r2. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol10/iss1/resp2/

Onyx, J. and P, Bullen. 2000. Measuring social capital in five communities. In Journal of Applied Behavioural Science 36(1): 23-42

Putman, R. 2000. Bowling Alone. The Collapse and Revival of American Community. New York: Simon & Schuster

Putman, R., R. Leonardi and R. Nanetti. 1993. Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press

Ratner, C. 2000. Agency and culture. Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, (4): 423-434

Ruef, M. 2002. Strong Ties, Weak Ties, and Islands: Structural and Cultural Predictors of Organizational Innovation. Industrial and Corporate Change, 11(3)

Schon, I. 2007. Adaptations to changing times: agency in context. International Journal of Psychology, 42(2): 94-101

Sibeon, R. 1999. Agency, structure, and social chance as cross-disciplinary concepts. Politics, 19(3): 139-144

Stevenson, W. & D. Greenberg. 2000. Agency and social networks: strategies of action in a social structure of position, opposition, and opportunity. Administrative Science Quarterly, 45: 651-678

Sullivan, P. & J. McCarthy. Toward a dialogical perspective on agency.  Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 34(3): 291-309