International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship


Enterprise and Innovation

Table Of Contents: Volume 1 Issue 3

Gender and sources of finance in Finnish SMEs: a contextual view

Päivi Eriksson, Saija Katila, Mervi Niskanen

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of gender on the usage of different funding sources in a sample of Finnish small‐ to medium‐sized enterprises…

Women non‐traditional entrepreneurs and social capital

Natalie Sappleton

The purpose of this paper is to consider the relationship between “entrepreneurial segregation” – self‐employment in a gender typical or atypical sector – and social capital.

Informal entrepreneurs and their motives: a gender perspective

Colin C. Williams

It is now widely recognised that in most economies there is a large number of hidden entrepreneurs operating wholly or partially “off‐the‐books”. Until now, however, there…

Resource mobilization through business owners' networks: is gender an issue?

M. Cristina Díaz García, Sara Carter

In this paper, a social capital perspective is presented to illustrate the interaction between gender and resource mobilization through business owners' networks.

Training female entrepreneurs: lessons from the FEIW project

Margaret Tynan, Dennis Thomas, Margaret Durand, Bill O'Gorman, Nerys Fuller‐Love

The purpose of this paper is to outline the authors' experiences of designing and implementing an enterprise development programme for female entrepreneurs. The programme…



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