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Edith Penrose: A Feminist Economist?

Abstract:

We re-read a foundational work, The Theory of the Growth of the Firm by Edith Penrose, not to identify the androcentric bias but instead to recover a challenge to such bias. Our purpose is to show in Penrose an alternative view of human "nature" and revulsion from "Cartesian" dualisms. At the same time, Penrose had a deep interest in the real world and used metaphor and story alongside empirical observation in the pursuit of theoretical advance. The Theory of the Growth of the Firm provides a...

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10.1080/1354570022000044436

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Journal:
Feminist Economics
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2003-01-01
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uuid:aff823dd-7605-4328-bc6a-6a72d4a64b53
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:15331
Language:
English

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