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Women in Micro- and Small-Scale Enterprise Development

By Louise Dignard,Jose Havet
ISBN: 9781853392849
This book presents the complexity of women's situations in micro- and small-scale enterprises, and the importance of the issues being addressed, through the bringing together of contributions from practitioners and researchers. It provides a detailed analysis of current knowledge, and guidelines towards improved practice.
£24.95

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  • Synopsis
    Women's role in enterprise development is now acknowledged as crucial, and a sense of urgency seems to beset all practitioners in the field. This book presents the complexity of women's situations in micro- and small-scale enterprises, and the importance of the issues being addressed, through the bringing together of contributions from practitioners and researchers. It provides a detailed analysis of current knowledge, and guidelines towards improved practice.
  • Table of Contents
    Introduction
    Louise Dignard and Jose' Havet
    PART I
    Social Context and Main Issues
    1 The Human Economy of Microentrepreneurs
    lrene Tinker
    2 Entrepreneurship and Small- and Microenterprise
    Development for Women: A Problematique in Search
    of Answers, a Policy in Search of Programs
    Catherine van der Wees and Henny Romijn
    PART I1
    Case Studies
    3 Women and Development Alternatives:
    Micro- and Small-Scale Enterprises in India
    Ela Bhatt
    4 Women in Micro- and Small-Scale Enterprise
    Development in Sri Lanka
    Lakshmi Perera
    5 Swedish International Development Authority's Support
    to Women's Small-Scale Enterprises in Tanzania 117
    Carolyn Hannan-Andersson
    6 Women's Micro- and Small-Scale Enterprises'
    Emergence, Features and Limits:
    A Costa Rican Experience
    lris Villalobos Barahona
    7 Supporting Women in the Informal Sector:
    A Peruvian Experience
    Susana Pinilla Cisneros
    PART I11
    Components of Women's Micro- and Small-Scale
    Enterprise Assistance
    8 Key Issues on Women's Access to and Use of
    Credit in the Micro- and Small-Scale Enterprise Sector 189
    Marguerite Berger
    9 Women, Technology and Small Enterprise Development 217
    Marilyn Carr
    10 Training Issues: Women in Micro- and Small-Scale
    Enterprises in Africa 229
    Thelma Awori
    Bibliography
    About the Book and Editors
    About the Contributors
    Index
  • Details
    Sub Title No
    Author Louise Dignard,Jose Havet
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 296
    Format Paperback / softback