ERIC Number: ED335463
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
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)
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Administration Education, Business Cycles, Business Skills, Disadvantaged, Economic Opportunities, Employed Women, Entrepreneurship, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Family Role, Females, Foreign Countries, Labor Force, Self Employment, Small Businesses, Unemployment, Welfare Services, Womens Studies
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).
Note: Based on the proceedings of the Conference on Women--Local Initiatives--Job Creation (Oslo, Norway, 1987).