Managing Our Margins

Managing Our Margins : Women Entrepreneurs in the Suburbs

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Many women seek to achieve greater control over their working lives by making a transition to entrepreneurship and, as a result, must negotiate gender norms and gender-related expectations in both business and personal relationships. Based on interviews with women in the New Jersey suburbs, this book explores the range of uncertainties and practical dilemmas independent businesswomen face more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 12.7mm | 272.15g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138863882
  • 9781138863880

About Kimberly A. Reed

Kimberly A. Reed is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at LeMoyne Collegeshow more

Table of contents

1.Introduction; 2. The Emergence of the Woman Entrepreneur in Suburbia; 3. Exchanging Selves: Out of the Executive Suite or White Collar Work; 4. Negotiating Business: Contacts and Contracts; 5. Social Establishment and Local Associations; 6. Family and Household Support; 7. Managing Employees in Small Firms; 8. Political Issues and the Outlook of Women Owners; 9. Changing Boundaries of Participation: The Future of Women Entrepreneursshow more