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What is family friendly about the workplace in the home? The case of self-employed parents and their children

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Susan Baines, Dr Ulrike Gelder


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This article draws upon the narratives of self-employed parents, their partners and children in order to examine the 'family friendliness' of making the home a site of paid work. While not fitting narrow definitions of 'teleworker' the subjects daily confronted the use of space in their homes, and access to technologies there.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Baines S, Gelder U

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: New Technology, Work & Employment

Year: 2003

Volume: 18

Issue: 3

Pages: 223–234

ISSN (print): 0268-1072

ISSN (electronic): 1468-005X


DOI: 10.1111/1468-005X.00123


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