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Family Support in Home-Based Family Businesses

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The home-based family business draws in family members on both formal and informal levels. This article focuses on the role that families play, particularly when home-based work is chosen as a means to reconcile work and family demands. The article outlines the mechanics by which families become involved, noting the importance of spouses and children in providing both ideological and practical support for the business.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Professor of early childhood education at the University of Maine, Farmington.

Publication date: December 1, 1993

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