When agency meets development: exploring constraints for rural liveability in extractivist contexts

Helena Martínez-Cabrera, Feminist Economics and Social Change, University of Santiago de Compostela
Economic Sociology, Futures Research, Heterodox Economics, Local-Global Relations, Participation, Organizational Democracy and Self-Management, Political Economy, Rural Economics
Keywords - Social change, Agency, Economic Development, Wellbeing

Research Assistant and PhD candidate at the Fisheries and Natural Resource Economics Research Unit, based in the University of Santiago de Compostela (NW Spain), my research interests revolve around different Social Sciences and Rural Development, and more specifically on the links between quality of life, agency and economic specialisation. Passionate about the topic “social limits to sustainability transitions”. Specialised in proposal writing for competitive EU R&I calls.