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Ethnic Entrepreneurs: Immigrant Business in Industrial Societies Paperback – July 18, 2006

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Howard E. Aldrich is Kenan Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where he won the 2002 Carlyle Sitterson Award for Outstanding Teaching. He is chair of the Department of Sociology and Adjunct Professor of Management in the Kenan Flagler Business School. In 2000, the Swedish Foundation of Small Business Research named him the Entrepreneurship Researcher of the Year and the Organization and Management Division of the Academy of Management presented him with an award for a Distinguished Career of Scholarly Achievement. His book, Organizations Evolving, won the Academy of Management George Terry Award in 1998-99.

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  • Paperback: 232 pages
  • Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (July 18, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 141964209X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1419642098
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,143,150 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Alcuin on April 27, 2010
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Aldrich's review gives a good summary, but doesn't, to my mind, emphasize the unique contribution of this book which is looking at societal influences on immigrant entrepreneurship. There are oodles of studies of ethnic markets/ enclaves within societies, but this is one of the few that looks across societies. In particular, their result on the importance of red tape as a deterrent to ethnic entrepreneurship is striking and unique in the literature.
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