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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 109, Number 1, Winter 2017
Elevating Research and Scholarship in FCS
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Transitioning to the World of Work With the Help of AAFCS
pp. 5-5(1)
Author: Jackson, Carolyn W.

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A Sincere Thank You
pp. 6-6(1)
Author: Whitbeck, Duane

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Features

Historical Research: A Lens for Family and Consumer Sciences
pp. 7-14(8)
Author: Nickols, Sharon Y.

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Scholarship

How Much Is Too Much? Investigating Time and Cost Preferences to Attending Relationship Education
pp. 26-33(8)
Authors: Burr, Brandon K.; Hubler, Daniel S.; Kuns, J. Brooke

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Strategies

Retail Therapy: In the News and in the Classroom
pp. 51-53(3)
Authors: Lee, Jonggeun; Marcketti, Sara B.

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Project IPAL: Enhancing the Well-Being of Elementary School Children
pp. 54-56(3)
Authors: Kihm, Holly S.; Staiano, Amanda; Sandoval, Patricia

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Strategies To Assess Studio Spaces Designed To Enhance Student Learning
pp. 57-61(5)
Authors: Ahmadi, Reza; Saiki, Diana

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Student Unit News

Student Unit News
pp. 62-62(1)

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Inside AAFCS

Inside AAFCS
pp. 63-63(1)

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