Search for dissertations about: "Women entrepreneurs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Women entrepreneurs.

  1. 1. Pappas flickor : entreprenöriella processer i kvinnoföretagandets tillkomst

    Author : Birgitta Näsman; Stockholms universitet.; Mittuniversitetet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi; Women entrepreneurs; entrepreneurial processes; childhoods; gender system; regional gender climate and relationships to technology; entreprenöriella processer; kvinnoföretagare; genussystem; regionalt genusklimat;

    Abstract : Fewer women than men are business owners and of those who are, the majority are active in traditionally female businesses. My studies have been carried out among women entrepreneurs who have broken the segregation barrier and own businesses in fields that are non-traditional for women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tradition as Resource : Transnational Somali Women Traders Facing the Realities of Civil War

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Religionshistoria

    Author : Rannveig Jetne Haga; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Dubai; Somaliland; Somali women; civil war; tradition; agency; security; autonomy; negotiations; piety; postcolonial; feminism.; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Islamology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Islamologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an analysis of interviews with and observations among transnational Somali women traders, located in Somaliland (northwest Somalia) and Dubai. Since the outbreak of the Somali civil war an increasing number of women have become the sole providers of their families. READ MORE

  3. 3. Entrepreneurial identity formation-in-practice Immigrant women entrepreneurs' lived practices and experiences within gender, ethnicity and class relations

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, International Business School

    Author : Huriye Aygören; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This dissertation, comprising four appended papers, examines what entrepreneurs actually do in order to manage the intrinsic social complexity pertaining to relations of power and culture involved in entrepreneurial undertakings. The studies share the common interest in probing into the ways inwhich fundamental social divisions and conflicts, namely gender, ethnicity and class are inscribed into the entrepreneurs through the organization of difference (Ashcraft, 2012) and how these shape and are shaped by the identity construction processes of individual entrepreneurs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social capital, health and community action implications for health promotion

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Malin Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; social capital; self-rated health; health promotion; community action; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Social Medicine; socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Background; The overwhelming increase in studies about social capital and health occurring since 1995 indicates a renewed interest in the social determinants of health and a call for a more explicit use of theory in public health and epidemiology. The links between social capital and health are still not clear and the meanings of different forms of individual and collective social capital and their implications for health promotion needs further exploration. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Making of the Female Entrepreneur A Discourse Analysis of Research Texts on Women’s Entrepreneurship

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Helene J. Ahl; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Departing from a social constructionist understanding of gender, this thesis examines how the female entrepreneur is constructed in research articles about women’s entrepreneurship. It finds that even if the texts celebrate women’s entrepreneurship, they do it in such a way as to recreate women’s secondary position in society. READ MORE