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    • Home economics

    • Home economics or domestic science, now known as family and consumer sciences (FCS), is the profession and field of study that deals with the economics and management of the home and community. The field deals with the relationship between individuals, families, and communities, and the environment in which they live. ... Read »


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    • Breadwinner model

    • The breadwinner model is a paradigm of family centered on a , "the member of a family who earns the money to support the others". In heterosexual relationships, the breadwinner is most often the male. The earner works outside the home to provide the family with income and benefits such as health insurance. The non-earn ... Read »


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    • Budget

    • A budget is a quantitative expression of a financial plan for a defined period of time. It may include planned sales volumes and revenues, resource quantities, costs and expenses, assets, liabilities and cash flows. It expresses strategic plans of business units, organizations, activities or events in measurable terms. ... Read »


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    • Child care

    • Child care or childcare, child minding, daycare, or preschool is the caring for and supervision of a child or children, usually from age six weeks to age thirteen. Child care is the action or skill of looking after children by a day-care center, babysitter, or other providers. Child care can also include advanced learn ... Read »


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    • Domestic technology

    • Domestic technology is the incorporation of applied science into the home. There are many aspects of domestic technology. On one level, there are home appliances, home automation and other devices commonly used in the home, such as clothes dryers and washing machines. These things are itemized below. On another level, ... Read »


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    • Homemaking

    • Homemaking is a mainly American term for the management of a home, otherwise known as housework, housekeeping, or household management. It is the act of overseeing the organizational, day-to-day operations of a house or estate, and the managing of other domestic concerns. A person in charge of the homemaking, who isn't ... Read »


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    • Household Cyclopedia

    • The Household Cyclopedia was an American guide to housekeeping published in 1881. ... Read »


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    • Housewife

    • A housewife is a woman whose occupation is running or managing her family's home—caring for her children; buying, cooking, and storing food for the family; buying goods that the family needs in everyday life; housekeeping and maintaining the home; and making clothes for the family—and who is not employed outs ... Read »


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    • Human nutrition

    • Human nutrition refers to the provision of essential nutrients necessary to support human life and health. Generally, people can survive up to 40 days without food, a period largely depending on the amount of water consumed, stored body fat, muscle mass and genetic factors. Poor nutrition is a chronic problem often li ... Read »


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    • Husmorskole

    • Norway’s home economics schools (Norwegian: Husmorskoler), or technical schools for domestic arts (Norwegian: fagskoler i husstell) arose at the end of the 19th century for the purpose of providing specialized instruction in domestic subjects. The schools developed in parallel with agricultural schools (Norwegian: ... Read »


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    • Interior design

    • Interior design is the art and science of enhancing the interiors, sometimes including the exterior, of a space or building, to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the end user. An interior designer is someone who plans, researches, coordinates, and manages such projects. Interior design ... Read »


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    • Maid

    • A maid, or housemaid or maidservant, is a female person employed in domestic service. Although now usually found only in the most wealthy of households, in the Victorian era domestic service was the second largest category of employment in England and Wales, after agricultural work. Once part of an elaborate hiera ... Read »


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    • Municipal Homemaking Act

    • In 1950 Finland's first Municipal Homemaking Act (Finnish: Laki kunnallisista kodinhoitajista, 272/1950) was passed.Miina Sillanpää was involved in its preparation. The system of municipal homemakers was created to help rural families with some children who lived in poverty. The municipal homemakers had their sal ... Read »


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    • New Home Economics

    • New Home Economics is an approach to the study of consumption, labor supply, and other family decisions that centers on the household rather than the individual and emphasizes the importance of household production. Together, Gary Becker and Jacob Mincer founded the NHE in the 1960s at the labor workshop at Columbia U ... Read »


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    • Oeconomicus

    • The Oeconomicus (Greek: Οἰκονομικός) by Xenophon is a Socratic dialogue principally about household management and agriculture. It is one of the earliest works on economics in its original sense of household management, and a significant source for the social and intellectual history ... Read »


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    • Sewing

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      Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread. Sewing is one of the oldest of the textile arts, arising in the Paleolithic era. Before the invention of spinning yarn or weaving fabric, archaeologists believe Stone Age people across Europe and Asia sewed fur and skin ... Read »


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    • Valuation of Nonmarket Housework

    • The valuation of nonmarket housework comprises attempts to attach value to non-exchange domestic tasks. Housework may include a variety of activities, particularly those traditionally associated with housekeeping (or homemaking), along with child care and nurturing. These activities have recognizable economic and socia ... Read »


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