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Mobile entrepreneurs : an ethnographic study of the migration of the highly skilled

Author: Katrin Sontag
Publisher: Opladen, Germany : Budrich UniPress Ltd., ©2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Migration, mobility, and globalization are transforming ways of working and living. Business activities, relationships and a sense of belonging are often not tied to any one place. This book explores biographies of highly mobile startup founders who often run startups that have been called?born global?. It describes how they move, how they orientate and perceive themselves, and how migration and mobility play a role  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katrin Sontag
ISBN: 9783863883607 3863883608
OCLC Number: 1076679984
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (170 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. The Field 3. Methods 4. Biographical Contexts of Migration5. Movement: Migration or Mobility?6. The Meaning of the Local: Transurban Space7. Orientation Schemes8. The Making of a Startup Scene9. Boundaries in Migration Research10. Trends in Migration Studies11. Studying the "Highly Skilled"12. Studying up?13. Conclusion
Responsibility: Katrin Sontag.

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