Book 2008

Self-Employment Activities of Women and Minorities

Their Success or Failure in Relation to Social Citizenship Policies

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ISBN: 978-3-8100-3448-9 (Print) 978-3-531-90816-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-8

  2. Methods and contexts

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      Pages 9-11

      Social exclusion and self-employment in European societies: An introduction

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      Pages 12-18

      The method of biographical policy evaluation

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      Pages 19-34

      Socio-economic contexts of self-employment

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      Pages 35-46

      Arenas of policy making

  3. Dimensions of European diversity in non-priviledged self-employment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-48

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      Chapter

      Pages 49-75

      The biographical embeddedness of women’s self-employment. Motivations, strategies and policies

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      Pages 76-86

      Self-employment, autonomy and empowerment against patriarchal family structures

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      Pages 87-96

      Clientelism and family spirit. Some notes on self-employment policy in Calabria

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      Chapter

      Pages 97-107

      Gender, the family and self-employment: Is the family a resource for migrant women entrepreneurs?

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      Pages 108-128

      Collective self-employment of migrant women in Sweden. Biographical projects and policy measures

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      Chapter

      Pages 129-144

      Gendered professional strategies in self-employment

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      Chapter

      Pages 145-157

      Migrant men and the challenge of entrepreneurial creativity

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      Chapter

      Pages 158-169

      Highly educated and/or skilled migrants from third countries and self-employment in Greece: a comparison between men’s and women’s experiences

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      Pages 170-193

      Pontian newcomers in Greece

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      Pages 195-202

      Some conclusions

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 203-221