chapter  5
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Perspectives on Accommodating Part-Time Work

In some institutional settings part-time work is not stigmatized. In them, gatekeepers may perceive it as offering benefits to the organization, or they may regard it as a legitimate alternative to full-time work. E c o n o m i c benefits may be calculated based on the investment i n workers that might otherwise be lost, continued access to the technical skills o f attorneys w h o otherwise might leave, or because personal relations have evolved and, w i t h it, a desire to ensure goodwi l l .