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Not on Holiday: Making Money and Building Dreams

Rachael A. Woldoff and Robert C. Litchfield

in Digital Nomads: In Search of Meaningful Work in the New Economy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190931780
eISBN:
9780190931810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931780.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Urban and Rural Studies

Digital nomads have come to Bali to work. Chapter 4 unpacks nomads’ sources of earned income through entrepreneurship, freelancing, and full-time employment. It also details their occupations, which ... More


The Environment

Janet Vertesi

in Shaping Science: Organizations, Decisions, and Culture on NASA's Teams

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226691084
eISBN:
9780226691114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226691114.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how each mission's unique organizational choices intersect with and attempt to locally resolve a series of tensions, the environmental challenges associated with running a ... More


Practical Magic: Welcome to Silicon Bali

Rachael A. Woldoff and Robert C. Litchfield

in Digital Nomads: In Search of Meaningful Work in the New Economy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190931780
eISBN:
9780190931810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931780.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Urban and Rural Studies

Bali is known as an exotic paradise, full of novel influences that Westerners are eager to experience. This chapter describes the pull factors that attract digital nomads to Bali. It uses the lens of ... More


Digital Nomads: In Search of Meaningful Work in the New Economy

Rachael A. Woldoff and Robert C. Litchfield

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190931780
eISBN:
9780190931810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Urban and Rural Studies

Digital nomads are knowledge workers who actively seek a lifestyle of freedom, using technology to perform their work remotely, traveling far and wide, and moving as often as they like. They have ... More


Digital Work, Human Labour, and Development

Mohammad Amir Anwar and Mark Graham

in The Digital Continent: Placing Africa in Planetary Networks of Work

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198840800
eISBN:
9780191876455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840800.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Employment is considered by many to be a central piece of the development puzzle. The emergence of digital work activities on the African continent has been perceived by observers, policymakers, and ... More


Introduction

Rachael A. Woldoff and Robert C. Litchfield

in Digital Nomads: In Search of Meaningful Work in the New Economy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190931780
eISBN:
9780190931810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931780.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter outlines the book’s objectives, conceptual framework, and organization, and it introduces the voices of several digital nomads from our sample. It begins with some illustrative ... More


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