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Call for Papers (1998)
 

December 1998

WOMEN, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND CO-OPERATIVES
INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH/DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
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ICA RESEARCH COMMITTEE
Paris, October 12/13 1998
Call for Papers
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This conference organised by the ICA Research Committee in association with the ICA Women's Committee, and several other international  organisations brings together researchers and development workers to report on research and best practice. Participants are invited to address the following areas:

1. Entrepreneurship and Development Strategies
2. Issues of Flexibility and Empowerment
3. Organisational Innovations  multi-stakeholders, social co-ops, etc
4. Role of Networks (informal/formal/local/regional)
5. Support structures, NGOs  women s role
6. State policy, the welfare system and the working woman
7. Integration of Women in Society
8. Human Resource Issues - EO, Training, Good employment practice and Co-ops
9. Women in management - the glass ceiling
10. New Technology  barriers and opportunities

Organising Committee:  Lou Hammond-Ketilson (Centre for Co-op Studies), Alina Pawlowska (ICA Research Committee), Roger Spear (ICA Research Committee)