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ERIC Number: ED335463
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 97
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-92-64-13436-0
Enterprising Women. Local Initiatives for Job Creation.
Gould, Sara K., Ed.; Parzen, Julia, Ed.
This collection of papers stresses the need to expand female entrepreneurship by encouraging women to set up new businesses, making it easier for them to become self-employed, and being more considerate of women's wishes and potential. This report contains two parts: "Setting the Scene" and "Local Responses: What Is and What Could Be." Part 1 contains three chapters: (1) "Business Creation and Local Economic Development--Why Entrepreneurship Should Be Encouraged" (Beth Siegel); (2) "Women in the Labour Market--The Choices Women Have" (Julianne Malveaux); and (3) "Women and Enterprise Creation: Barriers and Opportunities" (Candida Brush). Part 2 also contains three chapters: (1) "The Role of Intermediaries in Strengthening Women's Self-Employment Activities" (Chris Weiss); (2)"The Role of Intermediaries in Strengthening Women's Business Expansion Activities" (Kathryn Keeley); and (3) "Conclusions, Recommendations and a Framework for Action" (Sara K. Gould and Julia Parzen). (NLA)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).
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Note: Based on the proceedings of the Conference on Women--Local Initiatives--Job Creation (Oslo, Norway, 1987).