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ERIC Number: ED011928
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 24
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Reference Count: 0
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE ON BUYING AND CONSUMPTION PRACTICES OF LOW INCOME FAMILIES (NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, FEBRUARY 14, 1964).
OPPENHEIM, IRENE
THE PARTICIPANTS IN THIS WORKSHOP WERE INTERESTED IN DETERMINING HOW HOME ECONOMISTS MAY WORK MORE EFFECTIVELY WITH THE POOR. THEY INCLUDED WELFARE DIRECTORS, TEACHERS, CASEWORKERS, HOME ECONOMISTS, ECONOMISTS, AND CREDIT AND LIFE INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVES. LOW INCOME WAS DEFINED IN RELATION TO NEED AND TO TOTAL RESOURCES. PRESENTATIONS WERE--(1) "RESEARCH AND THE LOW INCOME FAMILY," (2) "DEFINITION OF LOW INCOME," (3) "TYPES OF COMMUNITY PROGRAMS FOR LOW INCOME FAMILIES," (4) "BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE VARIETY OF PROGRAMS FOR THE LOW INCOME FAMILY," AND (5) "BRIEF OVERVIEW OF HOME ECONOMICS PROGRAMS." ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS DEALT WITH "THE PREPARATION OF HOME ECONOMISTS TO WORK WITH LOW INCOME FAMILIES" AND "WHAT TYPES OF RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTAL PROJECTS DO WE NEED." PROGRAMS FOR THE LOW INCOME FAMILIES ARE CONCERNED WITH INCOME, PUBLIC WELFARE, HOUSING, HEALTH, AND EDUCATION. CONSUMER EDUCATION IS NEEDED BY YOUNG PEOPLE AS THEY OFTEN MARRY EARLY. A BIBLIOGRAPHY IS INCLUDED. (MS)
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Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)