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The Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences is the official publication of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS).

Each issue of the Journal contains the following professional and exclusive features:
  • Scholarly peer-reviewed articles
  • Practical information geared toward family and consumer sciences professionals
  • News and information about AAFCS

In response to member feedback, the Journal now presents more columns and articles on trends and developments in the field, best practices, resources, and opinions. The Journal features knowledge gained from the research and academic arenas and focuses on how this knowledge can be applied by practitioners in the field.

The Journal is published four times a year: Winter (late January), Spring (mid- April), Summer (mid-August), and Fall (mid-November). It is indexed by the Family Index Database, Family and Society Studies World Wide, and the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC). All AAFCS members receive a subscription to the Journal.

For information about joining AAFCS, which includes a subscription to this journal, visit the AAFCS website links below and click on Membership . Nonmembers and institutions can subscribe to the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences through IngentaConnect by selecting the Purchase Subscription link below. Individual issues and articles can also be purchased by browsing to the issue or article pages.

Publisher: American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

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Volume 107, Number 2, Spring 2015
Communities: The Bridge to Families
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Point of View

The Power of Bridges
pp. 3-3(1)
Author: McGregor, Sue L.T.

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Building Bridges To Prevent Financial Exploitation of Elders
pp. 5-5(1)
Author: Jackson, Carolyn W.

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Feature

Bridging Communities Through FCS: The Role of Scapes
pp. 8-14(7)
Author: Stephenson, Laura

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Value of Community: A Key To Preserving Our Sense of Community
pp. 15-17(3)
Author: Taylor, Sherria D.

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Promoting Strong Community Alliances With Public Schools
pp. 18-22(5)
Authors: Swafford, Melinda; Ramsey, Elizabeth; Self-Mullens, Lizabeth

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Scholarship

Assessing Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Students' Familiarity With the FCS-BOK
pp. 23-31(9)
Authors: Lee, Sung-Jin; Williams-Wheeler, Meeshay; Walker, Jane

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Service-Learning in Higher Education: Focus on Eating Disorder Prevention
pp. 41-48(8)
Authors: Roofe, Nina; Brinegar, Jennifer; Seymour, Gayle

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Interior Design State Regulation: The Undermining Power of Perceptions
pp. 49-55(7)
Authors: Moody, Dana M.; Petty, Gregory; Giglio, Wes

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Strategies

Hispanic Families and Their Culture: Implications for FCS Educators
pp. 56-61(6)
Authors: Allison, Barbara N.; Bencomo, Angelina

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Identifying Best Practices for an Interactive Webinar
pp. 62-69(8)
Authors: Zoumenou, Virginie; Sigman-Grant, Madeleine; Coleman, Gayle; Malekian, Fatemeh; Zee, Julia M.K.; Fountain, Brent J.; Marsh, Akela

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Departments

Inside AAFCS
pp. 70-70(1)

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News from IFHE

Leadership Meeting, Conference Held in Malta
pp. 71-71(1)
Author: Anderson, Carol L.

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Profiles in Membership

Profiles in Membership: Penelope Easton
pp. 72-72(1)
Author: Easton, Penelope

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