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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.

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Publisher: American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

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Volume 111, Number 3, September 2019
FCS Practice: Exploring New Paradigms to Meet 21st Century Challenges
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Point of View

Watching for Paradigms
pp. 3-3(1)
Author: Hall, Scott S.


We are a Success Because Of FCS
pp. 5-5(1)
Author: Jackson, Carolyn W.



JFCS Call for Proposals 2020





Savings, Investments, Emergency Funds, and Cash Flow: Are They Related to Health Behaviors?
pp. 31-37(7)
Authors: Betz-Hamilton, Axton E.; Brooks, Lisa; O'Neill, Barbara


Appearance, Clothing, and Fashion for Teaching Intersectional Identity: Examining Beyoncé's Lemonade
pp. 38-44(7)
Authors: Howell, Alexandra L.; Holway, Olivia; Kalevas, Patricia



Exploring Paradigm Shifts in FCS: Navigating the Digital Divide
pp. 55-57(3)
Authors: Herring, Angel; Taylor, Mariann; Rome, Mya



Exploring Home Economics With a Historical Photograph
pp. 63-65(3)
Author: Alharbi, Mashael


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