Legitimate identity construction of successful ethnic minority entrepreneurs in the creative industries

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Thoelen, Annelies; ZANONI, Patrizia;
(2011)
  • Subject: ethnic minority entrepreneurs, identity, legitimacy, creative industries, Bourdieu

This study investigates how ethnic minority entrepreneurs in the creative industries deploy their ethnic background to craft professional legitimacy. Drawing on De Clercq and Voronov’s (2009) theory of legitimacy, we examine how they discursively deploy their ethnic min... View more
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