Computer Chips and Paper Clips:

Computer Chips and Paper Clips:

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Drawing on the historical changes in five areas--the jobs of telephone operators, workers in the printing and publishing industries, information and data processors, retail clerks, and nurses--this volume offers a comprehensive examination of how microelectronics and telecommunications have affected women's work and their working environments and looks ahead to what can be expected for women workers in the next decade. It also offers perspectives on how workers can more easily adapt to the changing workplace and addresses the controversial topic of job insecurity as a result of an influx of advanced electronic systems.Optical fiber cables transmit information in digital form, which is more flexible than analog form, since voice, video, or data can ... transportation capabilities, these innovations also increase the flexibility with which office work can be performed.

Title:Computer Chips and Paper Clips:
Author:Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Panel on Technology and Women's Employment, Committee on Women's Employment and Related Social Issues, National Research Council
Publisher:National Academies Press - 1986-01-01


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