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Sociology and Social Work; Faculty of Social Sciences
Entrepreneurship among blacks: Towards a theory of symbolic articulation
Ryan, Selwyn; Stewart, Taimoon
Entrepreneurship in the Caribbean: Culture, Structure and Conjuncture
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St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Institute of Social and Economic Research
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Addresses the question of why people of African descent are vastly under-represented in business ownership in the region. Examines three theoretical approaches which may be used to explain the basis of entrepreneurial activity. Classifies these approaches as the modernization, dependency and 'unequal access' syndrome. Suggests an alternative framework for conceptualizing the 'problem' of entrepreneurship among blacks in the Caribbean....