Rebrey S. M. The concept of agency as a new approach to measuring gender inequality, p. 108-117

Agency is one of the key concepts in A. Sen’s capabilities approach. Occupying an important place in gender economic analysis, the concept has not been introduced into the Russian academic discourse. This article seeks to fill this gap by tracing the history of the formation of the concept of agency in various areas of the humanities in Russia and in the world. Particular attention is paid to the developed methods for measuring agency as the most effective tools to combat gender inequality and poverty feminization. The research of the agency level of both Russian women and men is highly recommended.
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