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Sweet and sour : life worlds of Taipei women entrepreneurs

Author: Scott Simon
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003.
Series: Asian voices (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Simon describes the lives of women running businesses in the Chinese city as a precarious balance of contradictions: global capital and local interests, capital and labor, native and foreign workers, older and young generations, and others.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Simon, Scott, 1965-
Sweet and sour.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003
(OCoLC)654574836
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Simon
ISBN: 0742516083 9780742516083 0742516091 9780742516090
OCLC Number: 51178055
Description: xviii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Social contexts of female entrepreneurship --
Two street vendors --
A Stone cutter --
A ritual goods seller --
A hairdresser --
A café owner --
A lesbian bar --
An eel exporter --
A non-profit dog shelter --
A global café --
A fashion designer --
A breakfast café --
An aboriginal crafts dealer --
Women in a flower drinking world.
Series Title: Asian voices (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Responsibility: Scott Simon.

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An exploration of the experiences of women entrepreneurs amidst the contradictions of a free-wheeling commercial culture set within the patriarchal constraints of contemporary Taiwan. The book  Read more...

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Scott Simon, in Sweet and Sour: Life-Worlds of Taipei Women Entrepreneurs, takes up the specific struggle of women entrepreneurs in Taiwan during the 1980s when the economy was expanding the export Read more...

 
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