Minorities in entrepreneurship an international review

Although there is an expanding body of literature on the characteristics, aspirations, motivations, challenges and barriers of mainstream entrepreneurs, relatively little is known about whether these findings can be applied to the entrepreneurial activities of minority groups. This book addresses th...

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Main Author: Wood, Glenice
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Davidson, Marilyn J., Fielden, Sandra L.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Northampton, Mass Edward Elgar Pub 2012
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Summary:Although there is an expanding body of literature on the characteristics, aspirations, motivations, challenges and barriers of mainstream entrepreneurs, relatively little is known about whether these findings can be applied to the entrepreneurial activities of minority groups. This book addresses this short-fall and presents an international review of the characteristics, motivations and obstacles of eight minority groups: younger; older; women; ethnic; immigrant; lesbian, gay and bisexual; disabled; and indigenous entrepreneurs
1. Introduction : minorities in entrepreneurship-- an international review -- 2. Younger entrepreneurs -- 3. Older entrepreneurs -- 4. Women entrepreneurs -- 5. Ethnic minority entrepreneurs -- 6. Immigrant entrepreneurs -- 7. Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) entrepreneurs -- 8. Disabled entrepreneurs -- 9. Indigenous entrepreneurs -- 10. Conclusion : minorities in entrepreneurship-- an international review
Physical Description:vi, 221 p
ISBN:9781849802420
9781781002421