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Work-Family Justice - Meanings and Possibilities: Introduction to the Work and Family Researchers Network Special Issue

Milkie, Melissa, Chung, Heejung, Jaga, Ameeta (2023) Work-Family Justice - Meanings and Possibilities: Introduction to the Work and Family Researchers Network Special Issue. Community, Work & Family, 26 (5). pp. 525-542. ISSN 1366-8803. (doi:10.1080/13668803.2023.2275975) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:104091)

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Work-Family Justice is a key organizing concept centering intellectual and policy work that call attention to tensions and challenges in work and family integration, and that highlight key solutions. This special issue extends knowledge about structural, cultural, historical, and political (including geopolitical) oppressions that inform the range of diverse work-family conflict complexities and presents building blocks to sustain healthier work and family lives. Work-family justice allows for safe, decent, and meaningful work, supported care for dependents, and strong family relations though the life course. It addresses inequalities between and across groups and cultures. We build upon earlier rigorous scholarship ascertaining the best supports for a healthy and fulfilled workforce and populace, which can advance equality and profit national wellbeing. The special issue highlights exceptional individual research studies, that -- as a whole -- elevates work-family scholarship and the solutions that can enhance work-family justice.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/13668803.2023.2275975
Uncontrolled keywords: Work-family, Justice, Inequalities, Social Context, Policy, Global North and Global South
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Women
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Funders: University of Kent (
Depositing User: Heejung Chung
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2023 16:33 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2024 18:53 UTC
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