ERIC Number: EJ309475
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Future Families in a Nation At Risk: The Promise and Potential of Home Economics.
Jorgensen, Stephen R.; Haley, Elizabeth G.
Illinois Teacher of Home Economics, v28 n3 p94-99 Jan-Feb 1985
The authors discuss problems of the present in families: functional illiteracy; violence and abuse; adolescent pregnancy; dual earner, single parent, and blended families; alcohol and drug abuse; ethnic diversity; and the aging of America. How high school home economics programs can help with these issues is explored. (CT)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Child Abuse, Drinking, Drug Abuse, Employed Parents, Employed Women, Ethnic Groups, Family Problems, Futures (of Society), Home Economics, Home Economics Education, Home Economics Teachers, Illiteracy, One Parent Family, Pregnant Students, Program Development, Secondary Education, Violence
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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