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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 3, Summer 2017
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Point of View

Cooperative Extension: A Look Forward
pp. 3-4(2)
Author: Scholl, Jan F.

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AAFCS Is Financially FCS fit
pp. 5-5(1)
Author: Jackson, Carolyn W.

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2017 Presidential Address

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Features

Family and Consumer Sciences Focus on the Human Dimension: The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Example
pp. 10-17(8)
Authors: Cason, Katherine L.; Chipman, Helen; Forstadt, Leslie A.; Rasco, Mattie R.; Sellers, Debra M.; Stephenson, Laura; York, De'Shoin A.

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The Manifesto for Extension and Engagement: A Perspective on Family and Consumer Sciences for the Future
pp. 23-30(8)
Authors: Carroll, Jan B.; Chamberlin, Barbara; Devall, Esther; Dinstel, Roxie; Hauser-Lindstrom, Doreen; Petty, Barbara D.

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Scholarship

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What Extension Professionals Say About Teaching Health Insurance: Results From a Nationwide Survey
pp. 37-44(8)
Authors: Brown, Virginia; Koonce, Joan C.; Martin, Ken; Kiss, Elizabeth; Katras, Mary Jo; Wise, Dena

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Article

Extension Builds on Tradition of Meeting Community Needs by Using Technology in Disaster Recovery
pp. 45-49(5)
Authors: Hendrickson, Lori Ann (Lopac); Croymans, Sara; Cronin, Sarah

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Practice

Training FCS Educators To Incorporate Extension Curricula in the Classroom
pp. 50-54(5)
Authors: Holland, Jacqueline M.; Coleman, LaTasha

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Student Unit News

Student Unit News
pp. 55-55(1)

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Themes and Deadlines for 2018

AAFCS 108th Annual Conference & Expo Highlights

Reflections

Normative Ethics, Normative Well-Being, and the FCS-BOK
pp. 69-70(2)
Author: McGregor, Sue L.T.

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In Memory

In Memory
pp. 71-72(2)

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