Authors: Leo Paul Dana, Teresa E. Dana
Addresses: College of Business and Economics Department of Management, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand. ' Business Studies, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
Abstract: The majority of the people in Morocco are Indigenous Berbers; they are Muslim but not Arab. Morocco is also home to Christians and Jews. Arabic is spoken along with French, Spanish, and Berber dialects. Pluralism appears to have encouraged occupational clustering, and economic sectors reflect ethnic communities. This article incorporates the use of photographs to give an account of entrepreneurship in Morocco. It discusses spheres of economic activity and demonstrates how a middleman minority influenced commerce.
Keywords: Morocco; entrepreneurship; bazaar; pluralism; ethnicity; occupational clustering; photo-ethnography; ethnography; ethnic communities; middlemen.
International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 2008 Vol.2 No.3, pp.209 - 226
Published online: 26 Mar 2008 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article