In search of an integrative framework for female immigrant entrepreneurship

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Victoria Barboza de Castro Cunha
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4916-0454
Thiago Cavalcante Nascimento
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5452-8965
Roberto Pessoa de Queiroz Falcão
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8125-0938

Abstract

Female entrepreneurship (FENT) has long been presented as primarily driven by necessity, encompassing gendered social processes that push women into venturing to find independence, self-assurance, financial relief, or a more balanced lifestyle. Extant research also identified differences in motivations and barriers to female self-employment in developing versus developed countries. Thus, the article proposes an integrative framework combining Mixed Embeddedness and Institutional Theory to analyze immigrant women’s entrepreneurial process, adopting a multi-theoretical lens to deepen the understanding of women’s entrepreneurial practices, addressing Granovetter’s embeddedness’ inconsistencies.

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CUNHA, V. B. de C.; NASCIMENTO, T. C.; FALCÃO, R. P. de Q. In search of an integrative framework for female immigrant entrepreneurship. RAE - Revista de Administracao de Empresas , [S. l.], v. 64, n. 1, p. e2022–0469, 2023. DOI: 10.1590/S0034-759020240101. Disponível em: https://periodicos.fgv.br/rae/article/view/90410. Acesso em: 21 feb. 2024.
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