Mobile Living Across Europe: v. 2: Causes and Consequences of Job-related-spatial Mobility in Cross-national Comparison

Job-related spatial mobility is a subject of great importance in Europe. But how mobile are the Europeans? What are the consequences of professional mobility for quality of life, family life, and social relationships? For the first time, these questions are analyzed on the basis of the data of a large-scale European survey. This volume analyzes the causes and determinants of job mobility and the individual and societal consequences in cross-national comparison. Contents include: Theoretical Framework * Methodological Issues * Historical Perspective * Phenomenology of Mobile Living * The Process of Becoming Mobile * Family Life and Job Mobility * Job Careers and Job Mobility * Social Integration and Job Mobility * Job Mobility and Quality of Life * Advantages and Disadvantages of Being Mobile * Mobility Culture * Motility * Life Course Perspective * Gender and Job Mobility * Social Class and Job Mobility * Support and Coping Strategies * Recommendations for Politics and Economy * Job Mobility in Europe.