Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal

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Edited By: Dr. Sharon A. DeVaney

Online ISSN: 1552-3934

Virtual Issue: Embracing Cultural Diversity

Edited by Rebecca Adams, Ball State University

The cultural landscape of the United States continues to evolve in the second decade of the 21st century. As current minorities continue to increase in population, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that within 30 years, there will be no racial or ethnic minorities. The focus of this virtual issue is to emphasize the importance of embracing cultural diversity. To read the full introduction, please click here.

Conceptions Regarding Children's Health: An Examination of Ethnotheories in a Sending and Receiving Community
Maria Rosario T. De Guzman, Jennifer DeLeon, Gloria Gonzalez-Kruger and Rodrigo Cantarero

Reverse Acculturation: A New Cultural Phenomenon Examined Through an Emerging Wedding Practice of Korean Americans in the United States
Younghee Kim and Sung-Yeon Park

Needs and Issues of Latino and Native American Nonparental Relative Caregivers: Strengths and Challenges Within a Cultural Context
Karen Kopera-Frye

Aging Out of Place: Cambodian Refugee Elders in the United States
Denise C. Lewis

Immigrant Parents' Concerns Regarding Their Children's Education in the United States
Olena Nesteruk, Loren Marks and M.E. Betsy Garrison

The Family and Consumer Sciences Body of Knowledge and the Cultural Kaleidoscope: Research Opportunities and Challenges
Sharon Y. Nickols, Penny A. Ralston, Carol Anderson, Lorna Browne, Genevieve Schroeder, Sabrina Thomas and Peggy Wild

Positionality in Teaching Culturally Diverse Students: Implications for Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Education Programs
Marsha L. Rehm and Barbara Allison

Engaging Latinos in Culturally Specific Educational Programming: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Paul Springer, Cody Hollist and Karen Buchfink

Intersections: Family and Consumer Sciences and Cultural Diversity
Ruben P. Viramontez Anguiano and Bahira S. Trask