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Author Southern, Alan

Title Enterprise, deprivation and social exclusion : the role of small business in addressing social and economic inequalities / edited by Alan Southern
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 315 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in entrepreneurship ; 2
Routledge studies in entrepreneurship.
Contents Introduction : enterprise and deprivation / Alan Southern -- Enterprise : a route out of disadvantage and deprivation? / Julian Frankish, Richard Roberts and David Storey -- Blind faith : entrepreneurship and the revitalisation of inner-city minority communities / Timothy Bates and Alicia Robb -- Ethnic entrepreneurs and urban regeneration / Trevor Jones and Monder Ram -- Race, space and the dynamics of self-employment / Casey J. Dawkins -- All underserved markets are not created equal : why the private sector alone will not address the capital needs of distressed US communities / Julia Sass Rubin -- Access to finance in deprived areas : has the government lost interest? / Karl Dayson -- Working life in rural micro-enterprises : old forms of organisation in the new economy / Susan Baines, Jane Wheelock and Elizabeth Oughton -- Entrepreneurship, social exclusion and worklessness / Simon Pemberton -- The hidden enterprise culture / Colin C. Williams -- Locating enterprise and placing wealth : entrepreneurship and place-based enterprises in depleted communities / Doug Lionais -- Discursive chasms : an examination of the language and promotion of social enterprise / Carole Howorth, Caroline Parkinson and Matthew MacDonald -- Can the market deliver the goods? A critical review of the social enterprise agenda / Geoff Whittam and Kean Birch -- Micro-enterprise and cooperative development in economically marginalized communities in the US / Jessica Gordon Nembhard -- Alternative forms of enterprise / Peter North -- Conclusion : the role of enterprise in addressing social and economic inequalities / Alan Southern and Caroline Parkinson
Summary This text seeks to challenge the notion that enterprise can address the complexity underlying the problems of deprivation and social exclusion. The authors critically examine case studies from both the UK and North America
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Discrimination -- Economic aspects
Economic development -- Social aspects.
Entrepreneurship -- Social aspects
Marginality, Social.
Poverty.
Small business -- Social aspects
Small business.
Social integration.
Sustainable development.
Discrimination -- Economic aspects.
Economic development -- Social aspects.
Entrepreneurship -- Social aspects.
Marginality, Social.
Poverty.
Small business -- Social aspects.
Small business.
Social integration.
Sustainable development.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Southern, Alan, 1959-
LC no. 2010044885
ISBN 020381777X
9780203817773