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Research handbook on gender and innovation

Author: Gry Agnete Alsos; Ulla Hytti; Elisabet Ljunggren
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Innovation is seen as one of the main engines of economic growth. It is generally assumed to be gender neutral when, in fact, the gendered construction of innovation has been traditionally masculine. This [book] explores the nexus between innovation and gender by providing a wide range of studies from different analytical and methodological perspectives and from various regional and industry contexts and draws  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gry Agnete Alsos; Ulla Hytti; Elisabet Ljunggren
ISBN: 178347811X 9781783478118
OCLC Number: 951999158
Description: xiv, 284 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Doing gender in innovation : a thematic review and critique of the literature / Lene Foss and Colette Henry --
Women's innovation in Germany : empirical facts and conceptual explanations / Teita Bijedić, Siegrun Brink, Kerstin Ettl, Silke Kriwoluzky and Friederike Welter --
Three faces of innovation : institutions, gender and entrepreneurship in Latin America / Ruta Aidis --
Self-employed women's everyday innovations in East Africa / Malin Tillmar --
Gendered understandings of innovation in nursing and entrepreneurship : an exploratory study in the Portuguese context / Selma Martins Emília Fernandes and Regina Leite --
Eyes wide shut : differential influences of gender on innovation in organizations / Shruti R. Sardeshmukh and Ronda M. Smith --
Innovation in public care / Nina Amble in cooperation with Paula Axelsen and Liv Karen Snerthammer --
Organizational innovation for gender equality in forestry and mining / Malin Lindberg, Eira Andersson, Lisa Andersson and Maria Johansson --
Governing gendered understandings of innovation : a discourse analysis of a national innovation policy programme / Trine Kvidal-Røvik and Birgitte Ljunggren --
'Gendered social innovation' : a new research stream for gender-inclusive innovation policy, research and practice / Malin Lindberg and Knut-Erland Berglund --
Innovating is not of the spirit world : depicting a female inventor's unique path with materiality-friendly gender concepts / Seppo Poutanen and Anne Kovalainen --
Visualizing gender : norm-critical design and innovation / Emma Börjesson, Anna Isaksson, Sara Ilstedt and Karin Ehrnberger.
Other Titles: Gender and innovation
Responsibility: edited by Gry Agnete Alsos (Professor, Nord University Business School, Norway), Ulla Hytti (Professor, University of Turku, Finland), Elisabet Ljunggren (Research Professor, Nordland Research Institute, Norway).

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