Women's Entrepreneurship in Europe

Multidimensional Research and Case Study Insights

  • Stephanie Birkner
  • Kerstin Ettl
  • Friederike Welter
  • Ilona Ebbers

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Research Studies

  3. Case Studies

About this book


This volume addresses the current challenges for and future prospects of women’s entrepreneurship research, bringing together a wealth of diverse insights with implications for research, education and practice alike.

Presenting theoretical and empirical research papers and case studies, the book not only offers a topical reference guide for entrepreneurship researchers and educators, but also provides essential reading material for students interested in questions addressing diverse aspects of the challenges to and future academic and practical prospects of women’s entrepreneurship.


Gender and entrepreneurship research Male-dominant perspectives Socio-political aspects of entrepreneurship Empirical studies Case studies on entrepreneurship Female entrepreneurship Diversity in entrepreneurship research Multidimensional methods Multi-dimensional methods in entrepreneurship

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephanie Birkner
    • 1
  • Kerstin Ettl
    • 2
  • Friederike Welter
    • 3
  • Ilona Ebbers
    • 4
  1. 1.Carl von Ossietzky University of OldenburgOldenburgGermany
  2. 2.University of SiegenSiegenGermany
  3. 3.University of Siegen/Institut für Mittelstandsforschung BonnSiegenGermany
  4. 4.European University of FlensburgFlensburgGermany

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