Immigrant And Minority Entrepreneurship: The Continuous Rebirth Of American Communities by John Sibley ButlerImmigrant And Minority Entrepreneurship: The Continuous Rebirth Of American Communities by John Sibley Butler

Immigrant And Minority Entrepreneurship: The Continuous Rebirth Of American Communities

byJohn Sibley Butler

Paperback | June 30, 2004

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This book is about the ways Americans develop business enterprise for community and individual economic stability. The emphasis is on immigrant and "minority" entrepreneurship, and it provides rich historical research as well as recent analyses of these issues. We learn that an analysis of the 1910 data reveal that black Americans were more likely than white Americans to be employers, and almost as likely as whites to be self-employed. We also learn that the immigrant experience includes unauthorized aliens, poverty, and the rise of vibrant business communities. While all immigrant groups contain those who are self-employed, when they do, the rate exceeds twice the figure for the domestic population and three times that of native-born "minorities." Within the context of America becoming more entrepreneurial during the last decades of the 20th century, the number of women-owned enterprises increased more than 57 percent between, for example, 1982 and 1987. Top scholars in the field of immigrant and "minority" entrepreneurship discuss data that concentrates on new venture development and how immigrants incubate their enterprises. Groups included are Chinese, Vietnamese, African-Americans, and Women.

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Title:Immigrant And Minority Entrepreneurship: The Continuous Rebirth Of American CommunitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 9.28 × 6.16 × 0.64 inPublished:June 30, 2004Publisher:Praeger PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0275965120

ISBN - 13:9780275965129

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?Recommended. General readers; upper-division undergraduates and up. Business, ethnic, and multicultural studies collections.??Choice