December 2006, Vol. 11, No. 2

ISSN 1540 5372
December 2006, Vol. 11, No. 2

“Impact Beyond the Profession”

A refereed e-journal designed to integrate, apply, and transmit knowledge about issues of current interest in Family and Consumer Sciences.

Applied Research

In-depth review of selected EFNEP curricula updated for the 2005 dietary guidelines and MyPyramid
Kathryn Rogers, Ann Diker, Patricia Kendall, Susan Baker, Colorado State University

Clothing and food purchasing trends among U.S. ethnic groups: 1980 to 2003
Diana Saiki,, Jayanthi Kandiah, Ball State University

Feature Article

Parents’ perceptions of family involvement and youth outcomes at an urban 4-H education center
Theresa M. Ferrari, Ohio State University Extension, Ted G. Futris, University of Georgia, Carol A. Smathers, Graham R. Cochran, Nate Arnett, Ohio State University Extension, Janel K. Digby, Elmwood Local Schools, Bloomdale, Ohio

Using recreation to teach family and consumer science concepts: an historical case study with implications for today
Jan F. Scholl, Pennsylvania State Univerrsity

Targeting bankruptcy prevention programs to vulnerable census tracts
Lucy Delgadillo, Utah State University, Luke V. Erickson, University of Idaho, Jean M. Lown, Utah State University

Research Article

A start to educating Head Start preschoolers on fruits and vegetables
Sheila Fleischhacker, Loyola University Chicago, Katherine Cason, Clemson University, Cheryl Achterberg, Iowa State University


A summary of the articles published in this issue.

Feature articles, applied research articles, and program articles are refereed. Book reviews, Perspectives, and the Editor’s Corner reflect the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the individuals or organizations who support FFCI.


Jacquelyn McClelland

Consulting Editors
Carol Schwab
Sandra A. Zaslow

Executive Board
Sarah Ash
Lucille B. Bearon
Angela M. Fraser
Jacquelyn W. McClelland

Associate Editors
Robert H. Flashman
Patricia A. Kendall
Anna Mae Kobbe
April C. Mason

Editorial Associate
Jill H. Steffey

Editorial Board
Shirley L. Baugher
Sherry C. Betts
Lynne M. Borden
Cathy Faulcon Bowen
Bonnie Braun
Donald W. Cobb
Glennie Daniels
Karen DeBord
Evelyn D. DeLoatch
Beth Duncan
Theodore A. Feitshans
Millie Ferrer
Linda Kirk Fox
Sammie G. Garner
Marsha A. Goetting
Jon Peter Hesseldenz
Sarah D. Kirby
Stephen Lilley
Linda L. Manikowske
Michael J. McCann
Mary Clayton-McGlauflin
Judy E. Mckenna
Lydia C. Medeiros
Barbara M. O’Neill
Karen Lynn Poff
Nancy M. Porter
Sam Quick
Jesse J. Richardson, Jr.
Michael Rupured
Alma M. Saddam
Christine W. Smith
Kathleen M. Stadler
Judith L. Warren
Sue E. Williams