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Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

An organization that exists for a specific purpose, usually established by and accountable to a national, regional, or local government. The word appears as part of the title of numerous...

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agency

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 678 words.

(1) Commercial agency In commerce ‘agency’ is often used to describe a retail outlet or dealer for the goods of

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agency

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 678 words.

(1) Commercial agency In commerce ‘agency’ is often used to describe a retail outlet or dealer for the goods of

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AGENCY

Francis Reynolds.

in English Private Law

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 34268 words.

The law of agency deals with situations where one person acts for another. This chapter discusses the formation of agency; the external effects of agency; the agent and third parties; the...

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Agencies

Paul Craig.

in EU Administrative Law

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: EU Law. 20607 words.

This chapter explores the role played by agencies in the EU. The discussion begins with consideration of the rationale for agencies in nation states and the EU respectively, followed by...

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Agency

N. J. Enfield.

in Relationship Thinking

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 6018 words.

This chapter explicates the notion of social agency in the context of carrying out actions in the enchronic frame of conversation. Agency is defined in terms of flexibility and...

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Agencies

Paul Craig.

in EU Administrative Law

September 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: EU Law. 21410 words.

This chapter explores the role played by agencies in the European Union (EU). It begins with consideration of the rationale for agencies in ...

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agency

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

1 (Banking; USA). Name given to foreign banks' operations in the US market that do not have branch status.

2 (USA) One of the federal agency issues. See...

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agency

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 25 words.

An organization that acts for and on the behalf of others. For instance, a construction recruitment agency would recruit staff

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agency

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 201 words.

The term agency is often juxtaposed to structure and is often no more than a synonym for action, emphasizing implicitly

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Edited by John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 201 words.

The term agency is often juxtaposed to *structure and is often no more than a synonym for action, emphasizing

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