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The sociology of entrepreneurship

Author: Martin Ruef; Michael Lounsbury
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier JAI, 2007.
Series: Research in the sociology of organizations, v. 25.
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This volume takes stock of entrepreneurship research within organizational sociology, critically examining the theoretical presuppositions of the field and situating extant research within the sociological canon. The contributors to this volume exemplify how the disciplinary lens of sociology provides a systematic foundation to understand the context, process, and effects of entrepreneurial activity. Topics explored  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sociology of entrepreneurship.
Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier JAI, 2007
(OCoLC)77012737
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Ruef; Michael Lounsbury
ISBN: 9780080475554 0080475558 9780762314331 0762314338
OCLC Number: 143648759
Description: 1 online resource (368 pages).
Contents: Introduction: the sociology of entrepreneurship / Martin Ruef and Michael Lounsbury --
A life course perspective on occupational inheritance: self-employed parents and their children / Howard E. Aldrich and Phillip H. Kim --
Closure and exposure: mechanisms in the intergenerational transmission of self-employment / Jesper B. Sørensen --
Boundary formation in emergent organizations / Hongwei Xu and Martin Ruef --
Revisiting the enclave hypothesis: Miami twenty-five years later / Alejandro Portes and Steven Shafer --
The force of regulation in the land of the free: the persistence of Chinatown, Washington, DC as a symbolic ethnic enclave / Ching Lin Pang and Jan Rath --
From vulnerable to venerate: the institutionalization of academic entrepreneurship in the life sciences / Jeannette A. Colyvas and Walter W. Powell --
Start-ups in science: entrepreneurs, diverse backing, and novelty outside business / James A. Evans --
Turning identity into form: the cause and consequence for Kaiser Permanente of becoming an HMO / Carol A. Caronna --
Entrepreneurship at the margins of society: founding the dynamics in gray (sex shops) and black markets (Mafia) / Luca Solari.
Series Title: Research in the sociology of organizations, v. 25.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Ruef, Michael Lounsbury.

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Examines the theoretical presuppositions of the entrepreneurship research within organizational sociology. This volume includes topics such as: entry into entrepreneurship, immigrant entrepreneurship  Read more...

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