Work and Family Journals

Work and family research appears in a wide range of journals that cross disciplinary boundaries.  Below is a list of journals that publish work-family studies.  As a service to members, the WFRN sends weekly email summaries of newly published research studies presented in identified (*) journals.

Academy of Management Journal*

Academy of Management Review

Administrative Science Quarterly*

American Journal of Community Psychology*

American Journal of Public Health*

American Journal of Sociology*

American Sociological Review*

Annual Review of Sociology

British Journal of Management*

Community, Work & Family*


Employee Assistance Quarterly

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal

European Journal of Women’s Studies

Families in Society, Journal of Contemporary Human Services

Family Relations*

Families, Relationships and Societies

Gender & Society

Gender in Management

Gender, Work and Organisation

Human Relations

Human Resource Management*

Human Resource Management Review*

Human Resource Planning

Industrial and Labor Relations Review

Industrial Relations*

International Journal of Aging & Human Development

International Journal of Human Resource Management*

Journal of Applied Communication Research

Journal of Applied Gerontology

Journal of Applied Psychology*

Journal of Business and Psychology*

Journal of Divorce and Remarriage*

Journal of Early Adolescence

Journal of Family and Economic Issues

Journal of Family Communication

Journal of Family Issues

Journal of Family Research

Journal of Gerontology

Journal of Health and Social Behavior

Journal of Human Resources*

Journal of Management*

Journal of Management Studies

Journal of Marriage and Family*

Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology*

Journal of Occupational Health Psychology*

Journal of Organizational Behavior*

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management

Journal of Social Issues

Journal of Vocational Behavior

Management Communication Quarterly

Marriage and Family Review

Maternal and Child Health Journal

Monthly Labor Review

Occupational Health Science

Organization Management Journal

Personnel Psychology

Personnel Review

Psychology of Women Quarterly

Qualitative Sociology

Research on Aging

Sex Roles

Social Forces

Social Politics

Social Problems

Social Psychology Quarterly

Social Science Quarterly

Social Science Research

Social Work

Sociology Compass

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity


The Gerontologist

Women and Health

Women in Management Review

Women’s Health Issues

Work and Occupations

Work, Employment and Society