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The Resource Female entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia : opportunities and challenges, Philippe Debroux

Female entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia : opportunities and challenges, Philippe Debroux

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Female entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia : opportunities and challenges
Title
Female entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia
Title remainder
opportunities and challenges
Statement of responsibility
Philippe Debroux
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This detailed study of female entrepreneurship in Asia examines the high economic growth that is increasingly driven by market-oriented economic reforms favouring entrepreneurship. There is a higher awareness by women of their political and socio-economic rights and recognition by society at large of social legitimacy of women pursuing business activities in their own right. This book assesses socio-cultural and economic factors influencing female entrepreneurship in Asia as well as the process and the tools and challenges that accompany it. Opportunity to acquire knowledge on the socio-economic roles played by women as entrepreneurs in the region Description and analysis of the issue in countries at different stages of economic development and with different socio-economic and cultural environmentA broad approach encompassing historical, political, sociological, economics and businesses-related aspects of female entrepreneurship
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Cataloging source
LGG
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Debroux, Philippe
Dewey number
338.04082095
Index
index present
LC call number
HD6054.2.A785
LC item number
D43 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Chandos Asian studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Businesswomen
  • Businesswomen
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Businesswomen
  • Entrepreneurship
  • East Asia
  • Southeast Asia
Label
Female entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia : opportunities and challenges, Philippe Debroux
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page viewed on May 29, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Female Entrepreneurship in East and South-EastAsia: Opportunities and challenges; Copyright; Contents; List of tables; About the author; Acknowledgements; List of acronyms; Preface; Notes; 1 Introduction; Structure of this book; An uncertain and zigzagging journey; A fragmented and complex image of women at home and at work; Notes; 2 The rising tide of entrepreneurship; Introduction; The growing importance of entrepreneurship in economic development; The growing legitimacy of entrepreneurship; The changing roles and status of women in the business system
  • The specific role of women entrepreneursProgress amid uncertainties in Japan and Korea; Entrepreneurship as key to future development in Vietnam and Malaysia; Notes; 3 Historical and current socio-political and economic context of female entrepreneurship; Introduction; A constant struggle under changing social norms and economic regimes; Female entrepreneurship in its historical socio-economic and political context; From entrepreneurs to glorified housewife status again; Korean women in a Confucian developmental state; The growth of entrepreneurship in a socialist state
  • A new economic policy to overcome the sequels of colonialismNotes; 4 Evolution of the concept of female entrepreneurship and the reality of women-owned businesses; Introduction; Gradual changes in the perception of female entrepreneurship; De-housewifization and entrepreneurship; Compressed modernity and entrepreneurship in Asia; Towards a contingent convergence with the West?; Towards the development of a 'free agent' society in Japan and Korea; Steady but unspectacular rise of Japanese women entrepreneurs; A rapid increase of Korean women businesses
  • A slow enlargement of business activities in MalaysiaA strong focus on trading in a fast-growing Vietnam; The internet as a vehicle for female entrepreneurship development; But a persistent overall weakness in ICT-related business; A need for enlarging and upgrading business capabilities in competitive markets; The rise of necessity entrepreneurs; Notes; 5 The institutional environment of female entrepreneurship; Introduction; A level field for women entrepreneurs?; Asian women in politics; A reinforcement of the regulatory environment
  • Influence of a gendered environment on laws and regulationsThe influence of non-business-related regulations; The need for clear arrangements and guidelines; The need for a safety net for necessity entrepreneurs; Childcare and entrepreneurship; The role of women's organizations; Notes; 6 Women in the labor market; Introduction; The relationship between occupation and entrepreneurship; Access to education and networking; Japanese women in the labor market: the slow increase of female managers; Steady but slow progress on the labor market of Malaysian women
Control code
844971314
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 240 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781843343981
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781843343981
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Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)844971314
Label
Female entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia : opportunities and challenges, Philippe Debroux
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page viewed on May 29, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Female Entrepreneurship in East and South-EastAsia: Opportunities and challenges; Copyright; Contents; List of tables; About the author; Acknowledgements; List of acronyms; Preface; Notes; 1 Introduction; Structure of this book; An uncertain and zigzagging journey; A fragmented and complex image of women at home and at work; Notes; 2 The rising tide of entrepreneurship; Introduction; The growing importance of entrepreneurship in economic development; The growing legitimacy of entrepreneurship; The changing roles and status of women in the business system
  • The specific role of women entrepreneursProgress amid uncertainties in Japan and Korea; Entrepreneurship as key to future development in Vietnam and Malaysia; Notes; 3 Historical and current socio-political and economic context of female entrepreneurship; Introduction; A constant struggle under changing social norms and economic regimes; Female entrepreneurship in its historical socio-economic and political context; From entrepreneurs to glorified housewife status again; Korean women in a Confucian developmental state; The growth of entrepreneurship in a socialist state
  • A new economic policy to overcome the sequels of colonialismNotes; 4 Evolution of the concept of female entrepreneurship and the reality of women-owned businesses; Introduction; Gradual changes in the perception of female entrepreneurship; De-housewifization and entrepreneurship; Compressed modernity and entrepreneurship in Asia; Towards a contingent convergence with the West?; Towards the development of a 'free agent' society in Japan and Korea; Steady but unspectacular rise of Japanese women entrepreneurs; A rapid increase of Korean women businesses
  • A slow enlargement of business activities in MalaysiaA strong focus on trading in a fast-growing Vietnam; The internet as a vehicle for female entrepreneurship development; But a persistent overall weakness in ICT-related business; A need for enlarging and upgrading business capabilities in competitive markets; The rise of necessity entrepreneurs; Notes; 5 The institutional environment of female entrepreneurship; Introduction; A level field for women entrepreneurs?; Asian women in politics; A reinforcement of the regulatory environment
  • Influence of a gendered environment on laws and regulationsThe influence of non-business-related regulations; The need for clear arrangements and guidelines; The need for a safety net for necessity entrepreneurs; Childcare and entrepreneurship; The role of women's organizations; Notes; 6 Women in the labor market; Introduction; The relationship between occupation and entrepreneurship; Access to education and networking; Japanese women in the labor market: the slow increase of female managers; Steady but slow progress on the labor market of Malaysian women
Control code
844971314
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 240 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781843343981
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781843343981
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • cl0500000438
  • 2d836ab5-51a4-4038-94f7-1a47fa891bf5
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)844971314

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