Women in Social Housing and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship


Women’s engagement in entrepreneurship from a social housing perspective has scarcely been explored in the literature. Thus, insights into how the social housing system may condition participation in entrepreneurship have been excluded from empirical understanding. In order to address this gap, we assess the entrepreneurial intention of women in a deprived area of one of the UK’s largest cities. Through an inductive analysis, we develop a conceptual model in which attitude towards entrepreneurship, self-efficacy and subjective norms emerge as mediators of entrepreneurial intention. Our findings pose theoretical implications for future variance-based analyses, as well as practical implications for social housing providers and the role of public institutions in fostering entrepreneurial outcomes.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2024.138272
Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School > Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship
College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School > Centre for Personal Financial Wellbeing
Additional Information: Copyright © 2024 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. This is an accepted manuscript of the article, "Sundas Hussain, Adah-Kole Emmanuel Onjewu, Charlotte Carey, and Vahid Jafari-Sadeghi (2024). 'Women in social housing and the pursuit of entrepreneurship', International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 52(2), 131-158". The published version is available at: https:/doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2024.138272
Uncontrolled Keywords: Women,Social Housing,Entrepreneurial Intention,Attitudes,Theory of Planned Behaviour
Publication ISSN: 1741-8054
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2024 17:48
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2021 14:18
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2024-05-01
Published Online Date: 2024-05-01
Accepted Date: 2021-09-30
Authors: Hussein, Sundas
Onjewu, Adah-Kole
Carey, Charlotte
Jafari-Sadeghi, Vahid (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-3083-6119)



Version: Accepted Version

Access Restriction: Restricted to Repository staff only until 1 May 2025.

License: Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial

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