Women as social entrepreneurs.

Humbert, Anne L. (2012) Women as social entrepreneurs. Working Paper. Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC), Birmingham.

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Abstract

This paper argues that research on social entrepreneurs does not given adequate consideration to gender. It brings together the literature on social entrepreneurs and female entrepreneurs, while also drawing on the gender/diversity literature.

This paper is of interest to researchers examining women as social entrepreneurs. It is also relevant to government agencies and social enterprise organisations who are looking to gain a more nuanced understanding of social entrepreneurs, their characteristics and the issues they face.

Given the lack of research on women’s contribution as social entrepreneurs, this paper suggests other possible areas of study to advance this field of research. It suggests key avenues of further work to better understand the way in which sex and gender interact with the practices of social entrepreneurs.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Additional Information: Working Paper 72.
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Economics
Item ID: 8834
Notes on copyright: With thanks to University of Birmingham: Third Sector Research Centre for allowing access.
Depositing User: Devika Mohan
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2012 07:01
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2015 14:35
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/8834

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