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      The emergence of EMERGENCE: the challenge of designing research on the new international division of labour

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            This paper anatomises a pioneering international research project on the global relocation of telemediated employment. It outlines the intellectual origins of the project in the literature on globalisation, the knowledge society, teleworking and other related bodies of work and discusses the limits of the empirical information available up to 2000, when the project was launched. It then summarises the conceptual and methodological framework developed for the project, before discussing some of its limitations, drawing lessons for future international collaborative research on the changing international division of labour.

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            10.13169
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            Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation
            Pluto Journals
            1745641X
            17456428
            Summer 2007
            : 1
            : 2
            : 20-35
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            10.13169/workorgalaboglob.1.2.0020
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            © Ursula Huws, 2007

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            Sociology,Labor law,Political science,Labor & Demographic economics,Political economics

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