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Teleworking and rural development

Huws, Ursula and Honey, Sheila and Morris, Stephen (1997) Teleworking and rural development. Rural research report, 27 . Rural Development Commission, Salisbury. ISBN 1869964535

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Examines the geographical distribution of various forms of teleworking, and differentiates between ‘prosperous rural’ and ‘peripheral rural’ areas on grounds of accessibility, income levels and local economies. The concept of teleworking is broken down into four main subcategories (partly office based, exclusively home based, freelance and relocated back-office) to better understand its distribution. The impacts and opportunities of various forms of teleworking on rural areas are assessed, including the kinds of infrastructure, training and marketing support that will be required.

Item Type:Book
Research Community:University of Westminster > Policy Studies Institute (PSI)
ID Code:9617
Deposited On:11 Aug 2011 14:41
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