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ERIC Number: ED237801
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 4
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Future of Family Life. Overview: ERIC Fact Sheet No. 13.
Thompson, Catherine
This fact sheet presents an overview of current and projected changes in American family life, along with implications of those changes for home economics educators. Topics which are covered include: (1) changing family structures; (2) working women and homemakers; (3) family problems such as divorce, adolescent sexuality and pregnancy, violence and neglect, and narcissism; (4) the need for child care and child development programs; (5) consumer education with an emphasis on responsible consumption and energy conservation; (6) home management, especially money management; (7) social and psychological effects of the household environment on family members and the use of the home as a learning center; (8) nutrition and food; and (9) economic, social, and psychological concerns related to textiles and clothing. A bibliography is included which cites three resources, one of which is available from the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) system. (DC)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Columbus, OH.