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Telecommunications: implications for women

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  • Gordon, Francine E.
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    Telecommunications offer benefits to women in their changing work roles, such as helping working mothers by providing more flexible schedules and facilitating the establishment of child-care, reducing the need for relocation and/or separation of members of dual- career families, and easing discomfort of male-female work interactions by helping to depersonalise the working environment. While discussion focuses on the implications for women, many of the benefits already apply to men and will become even more applicable as men take more active roles in their families and engage in more leisure-time activities.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Telecommunications Policy.

    Volume (Year): 1 (1976)
    Issue (Month): 1 (December)
    Pages: 68-74

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:telpol:v:1:y:1976:i:1:p:68-74

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    1. Shafizadeh, K. & Niemeier, D. & Mokhtarian, P. & Salomon, I., 1998. "The Costs And Benefits Of Telecommuting: An Evaluation Of Macro-scale Literature," Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings qt1f01c191, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley.
    2. Bailyn, Lotte., 1988. "Toward the perfect workplace? The experience of home-based systems developers," Working papers 1993-88., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management.

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