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A Thematic Analysis of Nurses` Work-Family Balance in the Korean Nurses Association News
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A Thematic Analysis of Nurses` Work-Family Balance in the Korean Nurses Association News
Kim, Miyoung; Lee, Kyoung Ju;
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This study analyzed the Korean nurses association news described nurses` work-family balance for fifteen years by drawing on the qualitative thematic approach. From September 14, 2012 to February 10, 2015, data were collected by searching news articles associated with nurses` work and family balance published from 2000 to 2014 in the Korean nurses` association news online. A total of 73 news articles were used for data analysis. Two themes and ten sub-themes were derived; under the first theme of the government policy on work-family balance, the `policies of maternity leave`, `parenting support`, `working condition improvement`, and `family-friendly culture` were identified as the sub-themes. For the second theme of Korean nurses association activities on work-family balance, the `activities for various working shifts`, `constructing 24 hours childcare facilities`, `supporting unemployed nursing workforce development`, `healthy birth and parenting environment`, `family-friendly work environment`, and `securing nurses for nursing shortage` were identified as sub-themes. The Korean nurses association news in terms of work-family balance providing a voice for nurses regarding the benefit of maternity leave, increasing awareness of gender equality from a gender perspective, and leading the public attention to it in depth.
Newspapers;Nurses;Social media;Thematic analysis;Work-family balance;
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