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by Adia Harvey Wingfield

Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Political books
Author: Adia Harvey Wingfield
ISBN: 0742561178
ISBN13: 978-0742561175
Language: English
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. (July 15, 2009)
Pages: 176
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Doing Business with Beauty book .

Doing Business with Beauty book. Using in-depth interviews with hair salon owners, Doing Business with Beauty explores several fac Black women comprise one of the fastest-growing groups of business owners in the United States. In Doing Business with Beauty, sociologist Adia Harvey Wingfield examines this often-overlooked group and one of the most popular businesses run by these entrepreneurs: hair salons.

In Doing Business with Beauty, sociologist Adia Harvey Wingfield examines this often-overlooked group and one of the most popular businesses run by these entrepreneurs: hair salons.

Adia Harvey Wingfield. Black women comprise one of the fastest-growing groups of business owners in the United States.

By Adia Harvey Wingfield. Sheila’s shop: Working-class African American women talk about life, love, race, and hair. Article in Gender & Society 24(3):405-407 · May 2010 with 13 Reads. Cite this publication. Kimberly Battle-Walters Denu. Do you want to read the rest of this article? Request full-text. Kimberly Battle-Walters.

Doing Business With Beauty: Black Women, Hair Salons, and the Racial Enclave Economy. By Adia Harvey Wingfield.

Doing Business With Beauty: Black women, Hair Salons, and the Racial Enclave Economy by Adia Harvey Wingfield. In Doing Business with Beauty, Adia Harvey Wingfield turns a sociological eye to the processes that attract large numbers of African American women to the hair care industry. Wingfield parses out the differences between race and ethnicity to describe how racism in the job market pushes Black women to start their own businesses, and how ethnicity shapes the relationships and services offered within salons owned by West African women

Adia Harvey Wingfield is Associate Professor of Sociology at Georgia State University. She is author of Changing Times for Black Professionals; Doing Business with Beauty: Black Women, Hair Salons, and the Racial Enclave Economy; and co-author (with Joe Feagin) of Yes We Can?

Adia Harvey Wingfield is Associate Professor of Sociology at Georgia State University. She is author of Changing Times for Black Professionals; Doing Business with Beauty: Black Women, Hair Salons, and the Racial Enclave Economy; and co-author (with Joe Feagin) of Yes We Can? White Racial Framing and the 2008 Presidential Campaign.

In addition to writing regularly about such matters for The Atlantic, she also has written numerous scholarly articles and books, including Doing Business with Beauty: Black Women, Hair Salons, and the Racial Enclave Economy, about black-female hair salon owners; Changing Times fo. .

In addition to writing regularly about such matters for The Atlantic, she also has written numerous scholarly articles and books, including Doing Business with Beauty: Black Women, Hair Salons, and the Racial Enclave Economy, about black-female hair salon owners; Changing Times for Black Professionals, a study of the challenges, issues and obstacles facing black professionals in the United States; and No More.

Doing Business with Beauty: Black Women, Hair Salons, and the Racial Enclave Economy (2008) examines how working-class black women use entrepreneurship as a route to upward mobility, in particular establishing business models that center explicitly on black women's.

Doing Business with Beauty: Black Women, Hair Salons, and the Racial Enclave Economy (2008) examines how working-class black women use entrepreneurship as a route to upward mobility, in particular establishing business models that center explicitly on black women's unique needs.

Библиографические данные. Changing Times for Black Professionals Framing 21st century social issues. Adia Harvey Wingfield.

Using indepth 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 owneremployee 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.
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