Davies-Netzley, Sally Ann.

Gendered Capital : Entrepreneurial Women in American Enterprise - Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013. - 1 online resource (279 p.) - eBooks on Demand Garland Studies in Entrepreneurship . - Garland Studies in Entrepreneurship .

Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; 1. First Encounters; Women in the U.S. Labor Force; The Growth of Women's Entrepreneurship; Why Become an Entrepreneur?; The Importance of Capital; Conclusion; 2. Women's Entrepreneurship in the U.S.; Nationwide Trends; The Study Setting; Methods; The Study Participants; The Businesses in the Study; Conclusion; 3. Women's Pathways to Entrepreneurship; What Factors Lead to Entrepreneurship?; Business Ownership as a Response to Family Concerns; Leaving the Iron Cage; Being Laid Off Escaping Gender DiscriminationRight Timing and Opportunity; Conclusion; 4. Capital and Entrepreneurship: Incorporating Gender and Ethnicity; Where Did You Get the Money?; Who Advises You?; Spouse as Capital; Cultural Capital; Education as Institutionalized Cultural Capital; Education and Gross Business Receipts; Gendered Biases of Business; Conclusion; 5. Patterns of Latina Entrepreneurship; Latinas in the U.S. Labor Market; Informal and Home-Based Work; Latina Entrepreneurship in the U.S.; Ethnic Solidarity and Latina Entrepreneurs; Family as Social Capital Gender Discrimination, Ethnicity, and Cultural CapitalConclusion; 6. Conclusions: The Meaning of Entrepreneurship; Where Do they Go from Here?; Conclusions and New Lines of Research; Final Thoughts; Notes; References; Name Index; Subject index

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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