Isolation, Solitude, and Community: The Challenges and Opportunities for FCS Professionals

Makela, Carole J.
November 2010
Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences;Fall2010, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p3
Academic Journal
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses topics including professional isolation, the opportunities facing family and consumer sciences (FCS) professionals and the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS).


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