Issues in FCS (15-401)

FCS Periodical Literature List

(use of one bolded journal title is required for course project)

Advancing the Consumer Interest
Child Development
Childhood Education
Child & Family Social Work
Child & Youth Care Forum
Clothing and Textiles Research Journal
Cornell Hotel & Restaurant Admin. Quarterly
Daily News Record
Design Week
Families in Society
Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal
    (formerly Home Economics Research Journal)
Family Economics & Nutrition Review
Family Relations
Food Review
Food Technology
HFN: The Weekly Newspaper for the
Home Furnishing Network

Hotel & Motel Management
Human Ecology: an Interdisciplinary Journal
Human Ecology Forum
Interior Design
Intl. Journal of Food Sciences & Nutrition
Journal of Aging Studies
Journal of Applied Gerontology
Journal of Comparative Family Studies
Journal of Consumer Affairs
Journal of Consumer Education
Journal of Consumer Marketing
Journal of Consumer Research
Journal of Economic Psychology
Journal of Economic and Social Research
Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences
   (formerly Journal of Home Economics)
Journal of Family Issues
Journal of Marketing
Journal of Marketing Research
Journal of Marriage & the Family
Journal of Nutrition
Journal of Nutrition Education
Journal of the American Dietetic Association
Journal of Research in Childhood Education
Journals of Gerontology
Kappa Omicron Nu Forum
Nutrition Reviews
Nutrition Today
Research on Aging
Restaurant Business
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter
WWD (Women's Wear Daily)
Young Children
Youth & Society

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