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Mobile knowledge workers and traditional mobile workers: Assessing the prevalence of multi-locational work in Europe.

Acta Sociol 2018 Nov 16;61(4):402-418. Epub 2017 Aug 16.

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Finland.

This article contributes to the discussion on flexible working by assessing empirically the prevalence of mobile, multi-locational work in Europe (EU-28, Norway and Switzerland). Drawing on data from the Sixth European Working Conditions Survey, the prevalence of multi-locational work across Europe is examined in terms of the knowledge intensity of the work. Knowledge-intensive occupations are characterised by a high level of individual skills, typically acquired through tertiary-level education, and a high degree of autonomy combined with frequent use of ICT. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6187491PMC
November 2018
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Political motivations for intra-European migration.

Acta Sociol 2017 Aug 7;60(3):199-212. Epub 2016 Aug 7.

Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Grenoble, France.

Motivations for migrating within the European Union have mainly been attributed to economic, career and lifestyle choices. This article suggests that political dissatisfaction is also an important motivator of recent intra-European migration. In our analysis of in-depth interviews with Romanian migrants in Spain and with Spanish migrants in Norway, we found a common emphasis on the political dimensions of their decision to migrate. Read More

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