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Ethnic Communities in Business
Strategies for economic survival

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Part of Comparative Ethnic and Race Relations

Gerald Mars, Robin Ward, Jeremy Boissevain, Ellen Auster, Howard Aldrich, Richard Jenkins, Harold Pollins, Robin Palmer, Sarah Ladbury, Frank Reeves, Susan Nowikowski, Pnina Werbner, Trevor P. Jones, David McEvoy, John Cater
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  • Date Published: April 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521129695

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  • Originally published in 1984, this book was the first broad review of the development of business among ethnic minorities in Britain. Chapters describing business performance among established groups such as Jews and Italians were accompanied by accounts of business development among minorities from the Caribbean and the Indian subcontinent. Reviews of parallel trends in the United States and Western Europe underlined the important role of ethnic businesses in capitalist societies as a whole. At the time, ways of encouraging business development among minorities were raising important questions. Was this the way to give new life to the economy in the inner city? Could involvement in business provide opportunities for economic advance and increase stability in ethnic communities? Or was it simply an attempt to make the best of the increasingly marginal social and economic situation in which they found themselves in the 1980s? This book allowed for a clearer assessment of ethnic business development as a strategy for economic survival.

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    • Date Published: April 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521129695
    • length: 288 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.43kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Contributors
    Preface
    Part I. The Context of Ethnic Business:
    1. Ethnic business development in Britain: opportunities and resources Gerald Mars and Robin Ward
    2. Small entrepreneurs in contemporary Europe Jeremy Boissevain
    3. Small business vulnerability, ethnic enclaves and ethnic enterprise Ellen Auster and Howard Aldrich
    Part II. Diversity in Ethnic Business:
    4. Ethnicity and the rise of capitalism in Ulster Richard Jenkins
    5. The development of Jewish business in the United Kingdom Harold Pollins
    6. The rise of the Britalian culture entrepreneur Robin Palmer
    7. Choice, chance or no alternative? Turkish Cypriots in business in London Sarah Ladbury
    8. West Indian business in Britain Frank Reeves and Robin Ward
    Part III. The Asian Experience:
    9. Snakes and ladders: Asian business in Britain Susan Nowikowski
    10. Business on trust: Pakistani entrepreneurship in the Manchester garment trade Pnina Werbner
    11. Ethnic advantage and minority business development Howard Aldrich, Trevor P. Jones and David McEvoy
    12. Acquiring premises: a case study of Asians in Bradford John Cater
    Part IV. Overview:
    13. Ethnic minorities in business: a research agenda Richard Jenkins
    Notes
    References
    Index.

  • Editors

    Robin Ward

    Richard Jenkins

    Contributors

    Gerald Mars, Robin Ward, Jeremy Boissevain, Ellen Auster, Howard Aldrich, Richard Jenkins, Harold Pollins, Robin Palmer, Sarah Ladbury, Frank Reeves, Susan Nowikowski, Pnina Werbner, Trevor P. Jones, David McEvoy, John Cater

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