Placid beginnings/Turbulent times: Re-thinking home economics for the twenty-first century
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This keynote address looks at the history and future of home economics. Home economics as a profession and how it has been characterised of women's knowledge and in the domain of the home, is discussed. The author argues that there is a need to rethink home economics in terms of education and the role of home economics teachers.
Journal of the Home Economics Institute of Australia
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Curriculum and Pedagogy