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In Work, At Home

Towards an Understanding of Homeworking, 1st Edition

By Alan Felstead, Nick Jewson

Routledge

224 pages

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Description

More and more people are choosing to earn a living at home. In Work, At Home explores the meaning and experience of this type of employment by covering a wide range of issues including:

* social relationships

* current research methodologies

* statistical analyses of global labour markets

* the emotional and psychological processes of self-management

* home relations.

Presenting statistical analyses of labour markets in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, In Work, At Home provides a valuable introduction to the issues and debates surrounding homeworking and will appeal to students across a range of disciplines, including sociology, business studies and women's studies.

Reviews

'Interesting, comprehensive and bound to be the new classic on the topic.' - Carol Wolkowitz, University of Warwick

About the Authors

Alan Felstead is Lecturer at the Centre for Labour Market Studies at the University of Leicester. Nick Jewson is Director of the Ethnicity Research Centre at the University of Leicester.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General