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Representation may refer to:

Law and politics[edit]

  • In legal theory, representation is, respectively the capacity of an agent, authorized by a juridical person (in private or civil law) or a sovereign entity, to act on behalf of that entity in, respectively juridical actions or physical actions where the entity takes on legal replacement liability for all actions of the agent.
  • Representation (politics), political activities undertaken by elected representatives, as well as other theories
  • Representation in contract law, a pre-contractual statement that may (if untrue) result in liability for misrepresentation
  • Labor representation, or worker representation, the work of a union representative who represents and defends the interests of fellow labor union members
  • Legal representation, provided by a barrister, lawyer, or other advocate
  • Lobbying or interest representation, attempts to influence the actions, policies, or decisions of officials
  • "No taxation without representation", a 1700s slogan that summarized one of the American colonists' 27 colonial grievances in the Thirteen Colonies, which was one of the major causes of the American Revolution
  • Permanent representation, a type of diplomatic mission

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Representation (arts), use of signs that stand in for and take the place of something else
  • Representation (journal), an academic journal covering representative democracy
  • Depiction, non-verbal representation through two-dimensional images (pictures) of things seen, remembered or imagined

Cognitive science[edit]


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