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Fianu, Docea A. G.; Aryee-Atta, Salome N. A. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2008
Women can choose among many options with regard to ready-to-wear (RTW) clothing; for example, they can purchase imported or domestically produced garments, or they can select custom-made or second-hand garments. In Ghana, women have traditionally preferred imported RTW garments to RTW garments produced within the country. In this study,…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Clothing, Attitude Measures
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Hodelin, Geraldene B. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2006
Inasmuch as social deficiencies breed malcontent, it is not difficult to understand the resulting dissonance in physical, social, emotional, and relational well-being not only between individuals but also within and between communities and groups and between nations. The proverbial "haves" and "have-nots" continue to be…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Consumer Science, Home Economics
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Ukpore, Bessie A. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2005
Home economics is a dynamic field that imparts knowledge intended to help people adapt to their environment by making effective use of human and material resources. Hence, the profession values global concerns for the environment, human rights, health, and well-being. In Nigeria, home economics teachers must also consider the role they play in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Home Economics, Instructional Effectiveness, Home Economics Teachers