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- Contents note continued: Explaining or understanding -- Space and place -- Summary and conclusion.Contents note continued: Introduction -- Local governments -- The increased interest in local governments -- The entrepreneurial city -- More about governance -- Local governments and various kinds of entrepreneurs -- Summary and conclusion -- Introduction -- Rational and natural entrepreneurial start-ups -- Intrapreneurial start-ups -- Social entrepreneurial start-ups -- Networking and entrepreneurship -- A comment on creativity -- Entrepreneurship and growth -- Summary and conclusion -- Introduction -- Some facts -- Female and male enterprising - a social construction? -- Women as social entrepreneurs -- Summary and conclusion -- Introduction -- GEM and GEDI -- To understand culture -- American business culture -- Arab business culture -- Chinese business culture -- Japanese business culture -- Scandinavian business culture -- Five different entrepreneurial types associated with five different cultures? -- Summary and conclusion -- Introduction -- Behaviour and action --Contents note continued: The growing citizen involvement -- The deployment period -- Summary and conclusion -- Introduction -- Entrepreneurship in different sectors of society -- Academic entrepreneurship -- Summary and conclusion -- Introduction -- Entrepreneurial myths -- Some business entrepreneurial schools in the narrow view of entrepreneurship -- Entrepreneurship and handling opportunities -- Consequences of starting a business -- Different kinds of new business ventures and business entrepreneurs -- Summary and conclusion -- Introduction -- Rational and natural way of doing business -- Four business-makers -- Entrepreneurs as sense-makers -- Entrepreneurs as language-makers -- Entrepreneurs as culture-makers -- Entrepreneurs as history-makers -- Summary and conclusion -- Introduction -- Why is there a third sector? -- Social entrepreneurs and citizen entrepreneurs -- Citizen enterprisers and citizen innovators -- Public entrepreneurs -- Summary and conclusion --Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-272) and index.Machine generated contents note: Why this book? -- What books discussing entrepreneurship can cover -- The entrepreneurial orientation of this book -- Enterprising, entrepreneurship, small business and management -- Different sizes of business -- Entrepreneurship, innovation and self-employment -- Entrepreneurship and management -- What this book is about and what it is not about -- My conceptualization of 'entrepreneurship': a summary -- To be involved over and above the usual -- The layout of the rest of this book -- Introduction -- It started in economics -- Later development of the subject of entrepreneurship -- Two views on entrepreneurship today -- Entrepreneurship and management - again -- Entrepreneurship as behaviour or what? -- The broad view of entrepreneurship -- Is it possible to combine the narrow and the broad view of entrepreneurship? -- Summary and conclusion -- Introduction -- Our modern society -- Freedom as autonomy-freedom as potential --