Women and Entrepreneurship Contemporary Classics

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1 Female entrepreneurs : are they really any different? 3
2 Antecedent influences on women-owned businesses 9
3 Research on women business owners : past trends, a new perspective and future directions 17
4 A theoretical overview and extension of research on sex, gender, and entrepreneurship 43
5 A gendered perspective on organizational creation 61
6 Feminist theory and the study of entrepreneurship 86
7 Female and male entrepreneurs : psychological characteristics and their role in gender-related discrimination 113
8 Gender and small business success : an injury into women's relative disadvantage 121
9 Women as entrepreneurs in Sweden : conclusions from a survey 142
10 A longitudinal study of cognitive factors influencing start-up behaviors and success at venture creation 159
11 The career reasons of nascent entrepreneurs 180
12 Networking among women entrepreneurs 209
13 The gender of social capital 239
14 Family matters : gender, networks, and entrepreneurial outcomes 281
15 Funding new business ventures : are decision makers biased against women entrepreneurs? 307
16 Access to capital and terms of credit : a comparison of men- and women-owned small businesses 320
17 Start-up capital : "does gender matter?" 336
18 Women entrepreneurs who break through to equity financing : the influence of human 353
19 Patterns of venture capital funding : is gender a factor? 381
20 Discontinuance among new firms in retail : the influence of initial resources, strategy, and gender 405
21 Does one size fit all? Exploring the relationship between attitudes towards growth, gender, and business size 426
22 Women business owners in traditional and non-traditional industries 446
23 The ambitious entrepreneur : high growth strategies of women-owned enterprises 471
24 Gender and organizational performance : determinants of small business survival and success 491
25 A study of the impacts of gender on business performance and management patterns in small businesses 517
26 Comparing the performance of male- and female-controlled businesses : relating outputs to inputs 520
27 Entrepreneurship : a new female frontier 533
28 Is it equally difficult for female entrepreneurs to start businesses in all countries? 563
29 Invisible entrepreneurs : the neglect of women business owners by mass media and scholarly journals in the USA 573
30 Gender inequality in wage earnings and female self-employment selection 591
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