ERIC Number: ED358329
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
American Council on Consumer Interests Annual Conference. Proceedings. (39th, Lexington, Kentucky, March 31-April 3, 1993).
Mauldin, Teresa, Ed.
This document contains 5 invited lectures, 34 refereed papers, 19 refereed poster abstracts, 10 special topics/invited papers, 15 workshops/ panel discussions, 6 graduate student papers, and 5 roundtables. Selected titles are as follows: "Biotechnology and the Consumer" (Flamm et al.); "Impact of Information on Consumers' Concerns about Technological Innovations" (Slusher, Zhang); "Consumer Expenditure Pattern Differentials between Working-Wife and Non-Working Wife Families" (Wang et al.); "Self Selection and Wage Gaps between Genders and Races" (Fan); "Diversity of Income and Net Worth of the Elderly" (Zhong et al.); "Households' Perceptions of the Severity of an Environmental Crisis and Decision-Making Surrounding the Adoption of Conservation Activities" (Ellis); "Analysis of Factors Influencing Sources and Amounts of Adolescents' Income" (Meeks); "Analysis of Leisure Expenditures in the United States" (Dardis et al.); "Tobacco Consumption Patterns: Implications for Consumer Education" (Bae et al.); "Materialism and Other Consumption Orientations" (Friedman); "Coming Resurgence of the Consumer Movement" (Swagler); "Simple Analytics of Health Fringes and Job Lock" (Kushman); "Approach to Health Care for Family Caregivers" (Lloyd et al.); "Consumer Knowledge" (Folk, Durum); "Information Use and Demographic Characteristics" (Lewis, Mauldin); "Needs Assessment: How Do We Know What To Teach?" (Jenkins); "Older Consumers' Knowledge of Health Insurance" (Prochaska-Cue, Cunningham); "Consumer Behavior of Low Income Persons" (Lewis); "Parents as Consumers of Child Care" (Cude et al.); "Working Parents and Child Care" (Hunts); "Improving Basic Taxpayer Literacy" (Schuchardt et al.); "Current International Consumer Issues" (Charters et al.); "Widening the Crack: Strengthening Consumer and Family Economics Programs" (Metzen et al.); "Contemporary Strategies for Effective Teaching with Applications in the Consumer Area" (Haskell et al.); "Family Functioning and Home-Based Business" (Owen, Stafford); "Benefits of Home-Based Work" (Duncan); "Money Attitude Scale" (Anderson et al.); "Consumer Economics, A Profession Gone Adrift: Some Positive Suggestions for Action" (Garman et al.); "Effects of Child Support on Educational Attainment of Young Adults" (Hernandez, Beller); "Innovative Teaching Techniques for Undergraduate Course" (Jafri, Block); "Teaching Intermediate Consumer Economics Micro-Theory Courses" (Weagley); "Our Global Economy...Implications for Consumer Education" (Dlabay); and "Volunteerism...It Starts at Home" (Douthitt). (KC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Biotechnology, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Decision Making, Educational Research, Employment Practices, Family Income, Family Life, Foods Instruction, Health Education, Health Insurance, Information Utilization, Money Management, Older Adults, Postsecondary Education, Research Methodology, Secondary Education, Time Management
American Council on Consumer Interests, 240 Stanley Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65221.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Consumer Interests, Columbia, MO.