5 A space on the side of the road

Creating a space for a critical approach to entrepreneurship

Pam Seanor

Opening narrative

This is a story of a narrative “space on the side of the road” (Stewart, 1996) that draws upon my practices, as a teacher/researcher in a business school, in the United Kingdom. As such, the story takes place in light of the ways in which critical entrepreneurship is taught in business schools and the roles for students in society and in how I create and cultivate critical approaches to teaching in entrepreneurship.

This critical approach makes it “other” than the story of how entrepreneurship is taught. This chapter arose from conversations with both Karen and Karin, the editors of this volume, as researchers and teachers, ...

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