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Changing Places of Work

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The places and spaces of managerial and professional work are changing rapidly. Long-established routines and disciplines of the personal office are being superseded in a multiplicity of new locations, such as 'hot desks',...

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The places and spaces of managerial and professional work are changing rapidly. Long-established routines and disciplines of the personal office are being superseded in a multiplicity of new locations, such as 'hot desks', 'touchdown areas', 'home offices', motorway service stations, airport lounges, cars, trains and planes. Drawing on original research, this book analyses the impact of these developments on the experience of time and space, privacy and surveillance, freedom and constraint in everyday working life.

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Comprehensively addresses the topical and important subject of flexible workspaces
Provides new research data in an understudied area, including vivid and memorable case material
Offers an original conceptual framework that will provide the foundations for future research

Acknowledgements
List of Tables
Themes and Issues
Conceptual Framework
Transforming Locations of Work
Working in Collective Offices
Working at Home
Working on the Move
Conclusion
Bibliography.

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ALAN FELSTEAD is Professor of Employment Studies at the Centre for Labour Market Studies, University of Leicester, UK. His research focuses on non-standard forms of employment, the spaces and places of work, training, skills and workplace learning. His recent books are In Work, At Home: Towards an Understanding of Homeworking (with Nick Jewson) and Global Trends in Flexible Labour (co-edited with Nick Jewson).

NICK JEWSON is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Labour Market Studies, University of Leicester, UK. He has published widely on a range of employment issues, including non-standard forms of employment, the changing spatial locations of work, and equal opportunities and policies.

SALLY WALTERS is Head of...

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ALAN FELSTEAD is Professor of Employment Studies at the Centre for Labour Market Studies, University of Leicester, UK. His research focuses on non-standard forms of employment, the spaces and places of work, training, skills and workplace learning. His recent books are In Work, At Home: Towards an Understanding of Homeworking (with Nick Jewson) and Global Trends in Flexible Labour (co-edited with Nick Jewson).

NICK JEWSON is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Labour Market Studies, University of Leicester, UK. He has published widely on a range of employment issues, including non-standard forms of employment, the changing spatial locations of work, and equal opportunities and policies.

SALLY WALTERS is Head of Research at Asset Skills. She was previously Research Fellow at the Centre for Labour Market Studies, University of Leicester, UK. She has published articles on part-time working, the changing spatial location of work, and women's attitudes to work and trade unionism.

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