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Home-based employment and family life [electronic resource] / edited by Ramona K.Z. Heck, Alma J. Owen, and Barbara R. Rowe ; foreword by Paul Edwards and Sarah Edwards.

Contributor(s): Heck, Ramona K. Z | Owen, Alma J, 1948- | Rowe, Barbara R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Auburn House, 1995Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 277 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313037740 (electronic bk.); 0313037744 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Home-based businesses -- United States | Home labor -- United States | Self-employed -- United States | Work and family -- United States | Business -- Management | Social Science | Thuiswerk | Gezin | Heimarbeit | Familie | Aufsatzsammlung | USA | Home employment | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Home-based employment and family life.DDC classification: 306.3/6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword / Paul Edwards and Sarah Edwards -- Ch. 1. Harmonizing Family and Work / Alma J. Owen, Ramona K.Z. Heck and Barbara R. Rowe -- Ch. 2. The Changing Environment of Work / Alma J. Owen, Barbara R. Rowe, Nancy C. Saltford, Ramona K.Z. Heck and Diane M. Masuo -- Ch. 3. The Workers at Work at Home / Ramona K.Z. Heck, Rosemary Walker, Marilyn M. Furry, Kathryn Stafford, Mary Winter, Diane M. Masuo, Joan E. Gritzmacher, Suzanne Loker and Elizabeth Scannell -- Ch. 4. The Hidden Hum of the Home-Based Business / Rosemary Walker, Ramona K.Z. Heck, Marilyn M. Furry, Kathryn Stafford and George W. Haynes -- Ch. 5. Homeworking Families and How They Make it Work / Barbara R. Rowe, Ramona K.Z. Heck, Alma J. Owen, Kathryn Stafford and Mary Winter -- Ch. 6. The Community Connection / Suzanne Loker, Alma J. Owen, Kathryn Stafford, Ramona K.Z. Heck, Barbara R. Rowe and Elizabeth Scannell.
Summary: This book is about families who combine home life and income-producing work under the same roof. Based on 899 homeworking households in nine states, the analysis presents detailed information about individual worker and household characteristics; work characteristics for both business owners and wage workers; family functioning types; management behavior; and adjustment strategies used in family life, the community context, and the home-based employment experience over an extended period of time. This is the first publication of a serious longitudinal study of the phenomenon of working from ho.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-266) and index.

Foreword / Paul Edwards and Sarah Edwards -- Ch. 1. Harmonizing Family and Work / Alma J. Owen, Ramona K.Z. Heck and Barbara R. Rowe -- Ch. 2. The Changing Environment of Work / Alma J. Owen, Barbara R. Rowe, Nancy C. Saltford, Ramona K.Z. Heck and Diane M. Masuo -- Ch. 3. The Workers at Work at Home / Ramona K.Z. Heck, Rosemary Walker, Marilyn M. Furry, Kathryn Stafford, Mary Winter, Diane M. Masuo, Joan E. Gritzmacher, Suzanne Loker and Elizabeth Scannell -- Ch. 4. The Hidden Hum of the Home-Based Business / Rosemary Walker, Ramona K.Z. Heck, Marilyn M. Furry, Kathryn Stafford and George W. Haynes -- Ch. 5. Homeworking Families and How They Make it Work / Barbara R. Rowe, Ramona K.Z. Heck, Alma J. Owen, Kathryn Stafford and Mary Winter -- Ch. 6. The Community Connection / Suzanne Loker, Alma J. Owen, Kathryn Stafford, Ramona K.Z. Heck, Barbara R. Rowe and Elizabeth Scannell.

This book is about families who combine home life and income-producing work under the same roof. Based on 899 homeworking households in nine states, the analysis presents detailed information about individual worker and household characteristics; work characteristics for both business owners and wage workers; family functioning types; management behavior; and adjustment strategies used in family life, the community context, and the home-based employment experience over an extended period of time. This is the first publication of a serious longitudinal study of the phenomenon of working from ho.

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