Geographical Mobility: Family Impacts

Geographical Mobility: Family Impacts

by Anne E. Green, Angela Canny


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This report charts the changing role and nature of geographical mobility in organisational strategies and career development. It explores the work and family life experiences of employees and partners who have faced job-related geographical mobility.Geographical mobility: Family impacts:highlights geographical mobility as a key cross-cutting policy issue;outlines the rationale for geographical mobility and traces the impacts of such mobility on employee and partner careers;traces the impacts of geographical mobility on individuals and families at different stages of the life course;emphasises the diversity of relocation experiences;draws out associated implications for policy.·[vbTab]This report is important reading for researchers, policy makers and practitioners concerned specifically with relocation, migration and labour markets. It is of particular relevance to those working in human resources, economic development and employment policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861345011
Publisher: Bristol University Press
Publication date: 05/07/2003
Series: Family and Work Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Anne E. Green, Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick and Angela Canny, Department of Education, University of Limerick

Table of Contents



Impacts on career development

Impacts on families over the life course

Optimising geographical mobility: 'gain without pain'

Conclusions and implications for policy 

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