Doing Business With Beauty: Black Women, Hair Salons, and the Racial Enclave Economy (Perspectives on a Multiracial America)

Doing Business With Beauty: Black Women, Hair Salons, and the Racial Enclave Economy (Perspectives on a Multiracial America)

By: Adia Harvey Wingfield (author)Paperback

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Using in-depth interviews with hair salon owners, Doing Business with Beauty explores several facets of the business of owning a hair salon, including the process of becoming an owner, the dynamics of the owner-employee relationship, and the factors that steer black women to work in the hair industry. Harvey Wingfield examines the black female business owner's struggle for autonomy and success in entrepreneurship.

About Author

Adia Harvey Wingfield is assistant professor of sociology at Georgia State University.

Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: The Racial Enclave Economy Chapter 2: Black Entrepreneurship in Historical Context Chapter 3: Business Decisions in the Racial Enclave Economy Chapter 4: A Pathway to Financial Security Chapter 5: Stereotypes and Social Support Chapter 6: Ethnic Divisions in the Racial Enclave Conclusion Appendix A Notes References

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742561175
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780742561175
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 0742561178

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