From the margins: globalization with(out) home economics

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Title From the margins: globalization with(out) home economics
Author Pendergast, Donna
Journal Name International Journal of Consumer Studies
Year Published 2003
Place of publication UK
Publisher Blackwell Publishing
Abstract Pies and peas, noughts and crosses, fish and chips, chicken and egg, teaching and learning, home economics and . . . globalization? In psychotherapy, this simple technique of providing a word and another automatically coming to mind is called free association and some of the internationally accepted pairings are noted above. Do we want 'home economics' and 'globalization' to have an automatic association? In this paper, I argue that home economics must make a shift from the margins of patriarchy by re-thinking the ways in which the field is legitimized and positioned if it is to be a key player in taking on the challenges and dilemmas raised by globalization.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1470-6431.2003.00326.x
Volume 27
Issue Number 4
Page from 331
Page to 334
ISSN 1470-6423
Date Accessioned 2010-03-02
Date Available 2010-03-03T06:40:32Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Institute for Educational Research
Faculty Faculty of Education
Subject Education
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/29009
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1x

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