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African American female entrepreneurship : merging profit and social motives for the greater good

Author: Amanobea Boateng
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Series: Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributing to academic discussions on entrepreneurship and gender in Africa, this book provides coverage of recent trends and an exploration of the evolution of female entrepreneurship over time.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amanobea Boateng
ISBN: 9783319658469 3319658468
OCLC Number: 1005978663
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ""Foreword""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""Introduction""; ""Part I Setting the Scene""; ""1 Contextualising Womenâ#x80;#x99;s Entrepreneurship in Africa""; ""Abstract ""; ""1.1 Why Does Female Entrepreneurship Matter?""; ""1.2 The Importance of Entrepreneurship to Africa""; ""1.3 Entrepreneurship Driving Growth and Development""; ""1.4 Trends in the Broader Entrepreneurship Literature Compared to Trends in African Entrepreneurship Research""; ""1.5 Tracing the Roots of African Female Entrepreneurship"" ""1.6 The Gendering of Womenâ#x80;#x99;s Enterprise and the Effects of Colonialism""""Bibliography""; ""2 A Theoretical Research Framework""; ""Abstract ""; ""2.1 An Integrated Framework for Female Entrepreneurship Research""; ""2.2 Value of Capability Approach, Social Feminism and Social Entrepreneurship to the Integrated Theoretical Framework""; ""2.2.1 The Capability Approach""; ""2.2.2 Social Feminism""; ""2.2.3 Social Entrepreneurship""; ""2.2.4 Resultant Framework and Expected Contribution""; ""2.3 The Elements of the Integrated Framework in More Depth""; ""2.3.1 The Capability Approach"" ""2.3.2 Debates Around the Capability Approach""""2.3.3 Social Feminism""; ""Bibliography""; ""Part II A Close-Up View of African Female Entrepreneurs""; ""3 Female Entrepreneurship in Africa and Research Insights from Different Regions of the Continent""; ""Abstract ""; ""3.1 The Knowledge Debate and Research Trends from the Broader Literature""; ""3.1.1 Entrepreneurship Is a Gendered Phenomenon""; ""3.1.2 Entrepreneurship Is Embedded Within Families""; ""3.1.3 Entrepreneurship Results from Both Necessity and Opportunity""; ""3.1.4 Entrepreneurs Pursue Non-economic Goals"" ""3.2 Knowledge Debate and Research Trends in Africa""""3.3 Insights from African Female Entrepreneurs""; ""3.3.1 Capabilities Identified Among Women Entrepreneurs""; ""Prior Work Experience""; ""Self-Development""; ""Networks""; ""3.3.2 Conversion Factors""; ""Motivation""; ""Male Life-Partner Dynamics""; ""Challenges""; ""Government Policies and Support Initiatives""; ""Funding""; ""Issues of Gender in Business Dealings""; ""Females in Business""; ""Issues of Womanhood""; ""Culture""; ""3.3.3 Personal Ethos""; ""Core Values""; ""Business Culture/Model"" ""Community/Other-Centric Involvement""""Advice for Other Women""; ""Impact of Spiritual Belief""; ""Definition of Success and Fulfilment""; ""Desired Functionings""; ""Desired Capabilities""; ""3.4 The Entrepreneurial Journey""; ""3.5 The Working of the Female Entrepreneurship Development Pyramid""; ""Bibliography""; ""4 Social Entrepreneurship and the Possible Intersect with Female Entrepreneurship""; ""Abstract ""; ""4.1 Social Entrepreneurshipâ#x80;#x94;The Broader Knowledge Debate and the Relevance of Gender""; ""4.2 Social Entrepreneurship Research in the African Context""
Series Title: Palgrave pivot.
Responsibility: Amanobea Boateng.

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