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Entrepreneurial school of thought that focuses on factors that prevent (or displace) a person from doing other activities, such as a political regime or a regulatory environment that blocks free enterprise; cultural aspects that might prevent a person from choosing self- employment; or economic factors such as job loss or even full employment, and the effect these factors might have on the choice to become an entrepreneur.

Cover of Frederick, O'Connor, Kuratko (2019), Entrepreneurship Theory Process Practice (Melbourne: Cengage)Glossary term from Asia-Pacific edition of Entrepreneurship Theory Process Practice (Melbourne: Cengage, 2019)