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A research agenda for women and entrepreneurship : identity through aspirations, behaviors and confidence

Author: Patricia G Greene; Candida G Brush
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Series: Elgar research agendas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. Leading scholars are given the space to explore their subject in provocative ways, and map out the potential directions of travel. They are relevant but also visionary. This book looks at long-studied questions of identity from the perspective of women entrepreneurs, exploring ideas related to entrepreneurial identity for women and their  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia G Greene; Candida G Brush
ISBN: 9781785365362 1785365363 9781785365386 178536538X
OCLC Number: 993648174
Description: xiii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. The ABCs of women's entrepreneurial identity: aspirations, behaviors and confidence / Patricia G. Greene and Candida G. Brush --
Part I Aspirations --
2. Developing entrepreneurial identity among start-ups' female founders in high-tech: policy implications from the Chilean case / Katherina Kuschel and Juan-Pablo Labra --
3. Perception of success of men and women entrepreneurs: a social identity approach / Rachida Justo, Cristina Cruz and Julio O. De Castro --
4. Aspirations of women entrepreneurs in poverty: the livelihood entrepreneur / Smita Trivedi --
Part II Behaviors --
5. On becoming an entrepreneur: unpacking entrepreneurial identity / Eliana Crosina --
6. Feminist entrepreneurial identity: reproducing gender through founder decision-making / Barbara Orser and Catherine Elliott --
7. Identity and identity work in constructing the woman entrepreneur / Richard T. Harrison and Claire M. Leitch --
Part III Confidence --
8. Context, cognition and female entrepreneurial intentions: it is all about perceived behavioral control / Malin Brännback, Shahrokh Nikou, Alan L. Carsrud and Diana Hechavarria --
9. Motherhood as a springboard for women's entrepreneurial action / Magdalena Markowska --
10. Kickstart or jumpstart? : understanding women entrepreneurs' crowdfunding performance / Smita Srivastava, Pyayt P. Oo, Arvin Sahaym and Thomas H. Allison --
Series Title: Elgar research agendas.
Other Titles: Identity through aspirations, behaviors and confidence
Responsibility: edited by Patricia G. Greene, Candida G. Brush.


Through a common framework of on women business owners and their businesses, they delve into social identity, start-ups, crowdfunding and context to set the groundwork for future research on  Read more...


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'What a great book! Two eminent researchers on women's entrepreneurship, Patti Greene and Candy Brush, have assembled a wonderful group of well-known and upcoming scholars, each of them adding novel Read more...

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