Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal

Cover image for Vol. 43 Issue 3

Edited By: Dr. Sharon A. DeVaney

Online ISSN: 1552-3934


Aims and Scope

For more than 35 years, the Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal has been the periodical of choice for specialists in every segment of the field.

A major vehicle for the dissemination of new research, the Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal covers the richness, diversity and interdisciplinarity that characterize family and consumer sciences today. From consumerism, human development, and family studies to housing, technology, nutrition, and textiles, the FCSRJ keeps you up-to-date on this complex and vital field. Each refereed article in the FCSRJ includes cutting-edge research releavnt for the family and consumer sciences professionals and practitioners. And whether you’re a researcher, scholar, student, or professional, you’ll appreciate the scope and depth of current research in such areas as:

• Family Financial Management
• FCS Education
• Food and Nutrition
• Housing and Equipment
• Human Development and Family Studies
• Professional Issues
• Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising

Through original research and scholarly articles, the Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal examines areas of specialization within the field that impact and influence your particular spheres of interest.


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Abstracting and Indexing Information

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  • ArticleFirst (OCLC)
  • Business Source Corporate (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Communication & Mass Media Index (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Communication Abstracts (EBSCO Publishing)
  • CSA Sustainability Science Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Current Index to Statistics (ASA/IMS)
  • Education Research Complete (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Educator’s Reference Complete (GALE Cengage)
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  • Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management (ProQuest)
  • Expanded Academic ASAP (GALE Cengage)
  • Family & Society Studies Worldwide (EBSCO Publishing)
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  • General OneFile (GALE Cengage)
  • Health Source Nursing/Academic (EBSCO Publishing)
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  • Periodical Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Professional Development Collection (EBSCO Publishing)
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  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • SocINDEX (EBSCO Publishing)
  • SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Textile Technology Index (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Vocational & Career Collection (EBSCO Publishing)