Heejung Chung is a senior lecturer in sociology and social policy at the University of Kent, United Kingdom. Her research focuses on explaining work-life balance and labor market insecurities of individuals through working conditions and welfare state institutions in a comparative perspective. She is also interested in gender inequalities within the labor market and in the household. She was recently awarded the ESRC Future Research Leader's Award to carry out research on the relationship between working-time flexibility and work-family conflict, and the importance of contexts.
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