Entrepreneurship: The Social Science View

Paperback | July 1, 2000

EditorRichard Swedberg

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A new addition to the series that looks at the culture and role of the entrepreneur from different disciplinary perspectives. Includes all the key readings, introduced by a highly respected editor.

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A new addition to the series that looks at the culture and role of the entrepreneur from different disciplinary perspectives. Includes all the key readings, introduced by a highly respected editor.

Richard Swedberg is Professor of Sociology at Stockholm University where he has been since 1986. During his career he has been a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Sociology, Harvard University (1987/88), the Russell Sage Foundation (1990/91), the Russell Sage Foundation in New York (Summer 1993), and the Minda de Gunzburg Center f...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.91 inPublished:July 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198294611

ISBN - 13:9780198294610

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Richard Swedberg: IntroductionPart I: Different Social Science Perspectives on Entrepreneurship1. Joseph A. Schumpeter: Entrepreneurship as Innovation2. Mark Blaug: Entrepreneurship Before and After Schumpeter3. Ludwig von Mises: The Entrepreneur and Profit4. S. M. Lipset: Values and Entrepreneurship in the Americas5. Alexander Gerschenkron: The Modernization of Entrepreneurship6. Fredric Barth: Economic Spheres in DarfurPart II: Entrepreneurship and the Firm. Small Firms, Large Firms, and How a Manager can also be an Entrepreneur7. Rosabeth Moss Kanter: When a Thousand Flowers Bloom