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ERIC Number: EJ1141751
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1082-1651
Historical Research: A Lens for Family and Consumer Sciences
Nickols, Sharon Y.
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, v109 n1 p7-14 Win 2017
This article describes various historical research methods and presents examples of their application in family and consumer sciences (FCS). Historical research preserves the heritage of FCS through greater understanding of the development of the field and practitioners of the profession. Furthermore, historical research can revitalize appreciation for the field within the profession and on the part of the general public. Standards for reputable historical research are presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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