Romancing the rural: Reconceptualizing rural entrepreneurship as engagement with context(s)

  • Johan Gaddefors, Alistair R Anderson
  • The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, July 2018, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/1465750318785545

How the rural is presented in some rural entrepreneurship literature

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Photo by Free Steph on Unsplash

What is it about?

We look at how rural location affects rural small business

Why is it important?

There are assumptions in some literature about rural entrepreneurship being 'different'. In examining the basis for these arguments, we offer a guide for determining the 'ruralness'.


Distinguished Professor Alistair Anderson
Lancaster University

We hope this paper may be useful for those interested in understanding rural entrepreneurship

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