ERIC Number: EJ604402
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
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At Home on the Electronic Frontier: Work, Gender and the Information Highway.
New Technology, Work and Employment, v15 n1 p19-33 Mar 2000
The experiences of 24 women and 14 men working at home (23 independently, 15 as employees) indicated that, although their prime motivation was flexibility, this often benefitted employers more than employees. There were gender differences in childcare arrangements and part-time status. Home-based employment has the potential to reinforce existing inequalities. (SK)
Descriptors: Employer Employee Relationship, Flexible Working Hours, Information Technology, Interpersonal Relationship, Job Security, Technological Advancement
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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