Using in-depth interviews with hair salon owners, Doing Business with Beauty explores several facets of the business of owning a hair salon, including the process of becoming an owner, the dynamics of the owner-employee relationship, and the factors that steer black women to work in the hair industry. Harvey Wingfield examines the black female business owner's struggle for automy and success in entrepreneurship.
Adia Harvey Wingfield is assistant professor of sociology at Georgia State University.
Adia Harvey Wingfield
Rowman & Littlefield
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Popular Culture & Media: General Interest
Perspectives on a Multiracial America
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures