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Homeworking: Myths and Realities by Sheila Allen

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Further information was obtained from homeworkers and ex-homeworkers about who supplied their work. In the door-todoor survey in the Bradford area, some twenty-eight firms (nineteen identified by name) were discovered. Interviews were also carried out with agents, middlemen, employees and ex-employees of firms supplying homework and with trade union officials. 4). 2), which found only double this number in a national sample of over 2000 firms. It is not possible to estimate how far the number of suppliers we identified falls short of the total in the region.

The categories of industrial sociology The literature of industrial sociology and applied economics may be useful as a way of understanding homework. Such concerns as the control of labour and output, the determination of wages and costs of producton, orientations to work and worker behaviour, labour market theories of recruitment, segmentation, segregation and mobility, institutional developments of work organisation and resistance, legal restraint and employer/managerial strategies are a 22 Homeworking: Myths and Realities few of the areas material to understanding why homeworking persists and how it is structured.

Evasion of such a law, it is argued, would be widespread. Until serious attempts are made to introduce and implement it there can be no way of testing such a proposition. In view of the poor coverage of homeworkers by the regulatory agencies, and the inadequacies in official statistics, as discussed above, the estimates from the 1981 Homeworkers Survey and 1980 survey remain the only ones which can claim to be national official figures. But for the reasons already discussed, as well as additional ones considered below, they are far from adequate as a representation of homeworking within the economy.

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