Families without Borders: Mobile Phones, Connectedness and Work-Home Divisions

  title={Families without Borders: Mobile Phones, Connectedness and Work-Home Divisions},
  author={Judy Wajcman and Michael Bittman and Judith E. Brown},
  pages={635 - 652}
This article examines the widespread proposition that the mobile phone dissolves the boundaries that separate work and home, extending the reach of work. It analyses data derived from a purpose-designed survey to study social practices surrounding mobile phone use.The key components of the survey investigated here are a questionnaire and a log of phone calls retrieved from respondents' handsets. Rather than being primarily a tool of work extension, or even a tool that facilitates greater work… 

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