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“Mighty Oaks”: The Entrepreneurs

Susan C. Pearce, Elizabeth J. Clifford, and Reena Tandon

in Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767382
eISBN:
9780814768266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767382.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter offers a look at the “other” side of immigrant entrepreneurship that is rarely noticed: the female side. Leaving behind their grandmothers' patterns of sharing work in their husbands' ... More


Entrepreneurship by The Numbers

Sanjoy Chakravorty, Devesh Kapur, and Nirvikar Singh

in The Other One Percent: Indians in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190648749
eISBN:
9780190648770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648749.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the entrepreneurial experience of Indian Americans in the context of U.S. national debates on economic growth, job creation, and immigration, as well as previous studies of ... More


Afghanistan Blues: Seeing Beyond the Burqa on You Tube

Dinah Zeiger

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

The new media provided Afghan women with a means of circumventing mainstream mass media to directly address a worldwide audience. Burqa-clad women pose a problem for Western viewers because of the ... More


Capital Intentions: Female Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Edith Sparks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830611
eISBN:
9781469602479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868201_sparks
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Late nineteenth-century San Francisco was an ethnically diverse but male-dominated society bustling from a rowdy gold rush, earthquakes, and explosive economic growth. Within this booming ... More


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