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Danai S. Mupotsa

that motivated so many young people to protest. The biographical in this sense refers to a linear narrative of a life, where an individual is born ‘free’ according to the legislated promise made at the end of apartheid. As the story goes, this young and ‘free’ South African comes to recognize the

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Mariko Sato

of returning to Somaliland for many years in order to reconnect with her country of birth and relatives still living there, with whom she and her family had remained in close contact over the years, mostly through phone calls and remitting financial support on a monthly basis. She wished to see her

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Jane N.O. Khayesi, Arthur Sserwanga and Rebecca Kiconco

entrepreneurs to share their business financial resources with members of the community and this may inhibit entrepreneurial development. Life Experience of a Practicing Entrepreneur This section presents the life experience of an entrepreneur from Uganda. He is a male called Joho (not his real name). He is a

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Nsubili Isaga and Albogast Musabila

interviewed owner-managers to start a business varied from need for independence, to make a living, to increasing personal income. One respondent felt that he enjoyed working better in his own business than working for somebody else. Another owner-manager had been pushed to starting a business because it was

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Miriam Siun, Akinyinka Akinyoade and Ewurabena Quaye

. Comparative studies assessed by Quartey et al. (2014) suggest that women are motivated to a higher degree than equally qualified men to become entrepreneurs for family-related lifestyle reasons; and that women are less motivated than men by wealth creation and advancement reasons. The empirical analysis of

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Sonja Novković

impact on the overall well-being of the population, with declining life expectancy and gaping income inequality. Where worker buyouts were used as a privatisation method, they served a transitionary role to privatisation. It is important to stress that worker ownership of shares in a publically traded

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Emiel L. Eijdenberg

in developing countries” ( Lyons et al. 2014 : 4). East African ldc s A common distinction, concerning context, is made between the narrow (micro), and the wider setting (meso and macro). The narrow setting involves the “life-space”, or close environment, of the individual or the group. For example

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Abebaw Yirga Adamu and Randi Rønning Balsvik

civil society and political organizations that primarily work on such issues. Moreover, during the imperial and Derg regimes students had prioritized the struggle for a better life for the larger society over their own immediate and temporary needs such as better food and living conditions. Contrary to

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Marcelo Vieta

profit for a few . Throughout the 20th century, co-operative modes of organising cultural, economic, and productive life continued to be viable alternatives to centrally planned or capitalist modes of production, distribution, and consumption. By the late 1960s, co-operative thought merged with broader

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Yagoub Ali Gangi and Hesham E. Mohammed

improves opportunities and perceptions, motivating individuals to engage in entrepreneurial activity. Therefore, any economic policies that improve economic performance and help establish a stable macroeconomic environment stimulate entrepreneurship. For example, a low-interest monetary policy and low tax