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Journal of Family Ecology and Consumer Sciences /Tydskrif vir Gesinsekologie en Verbruikerswetenskappe

The Journal for Family Ecology and Consumer Sciences (JFECS) is an official publication of the South African Association of Family Ecology and Consumer Sciences (SAAFECS) with the following objectives: • To provide a medium for reporting scientific research and knowledge pertaining to family ecology and consumer sciences • To stimulate research and knowledge pertaining to family ecology and consumer sciences through publications of a high scientific standard and in doing so to promote these fields of study • To benefit the family and the community by means of publications on family ecology, consumer science and related disciplines. Research and review articles in the field of Family Ecology and Consumer Sciences are published. The focus and content of family ecology and the consumer sciences in South Africa were published in a document called Focus and content of home economics (Journal of Dietetics and Home Economics, 25(1):53-58). Articles in the following fields will therefore be published: Foods and nutrition, Clothing, Housing, the functioning and development of the individual and the family throughout the life cycle, management pertaining to personal, social and material resources in small and big households and in the community, consumer behaviour & professional practice. Other websites related to this journal: http://www.up.ac.za/academic/acadorgs/saafecs/

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Vol 42 (2014)

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Articles

Development of a food knowledge test for first-year students at a university of technology in the Western Cape, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R Hanekom, I Venter, LD Du Toit
Production hygiene and training influences on rural small-scale organic farmer practices: South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F Mdluli, J Thamaga-Chitja, S Schmidt, H Shimelis
Female Muslim students’ dress practices in a South African campus context EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Albrecht, BM Jacobs, A Retief, K Adamski
Coping strategies of households in the Timane community of Idutywa, Eastern Cape, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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NE Dlamini, FT Tabit
Pedagogical guidance for South African Consumer Studies education EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A du Toit
The meaning of food for obese men: a qualitative study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HH van der Spuy, HM de Klerk, HM Vogel, FAM Wenhold
Female consumers’ familiarity with clothing brands and their trust in brand names as an indication of certain desirable properties of clothing EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AC Erasmus, L Diederiks
Body shape versus body form: a comparison of the body shapes of female Swazi consumers with those of body forms used in apparel manufacturing EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HM de Klerk, LL Mabuza, K Adamski


ISSN: 0378-5254