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Careers for Caring People and Other Sensitive Types, 2nd ed., Adrian A. Paradis and Luisa Gerasimo. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Careers for Crafty People and Other Dextrous Types, 2nd ed., Mark Rowh. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

Themes in Family and Consumer Sciences: A Book of Readings, Volume 2, Coby Bunch Simerly, Sharon Y. Nikols, and Jan M. Shane, eds. Tinley Park, IL: Good-heart-Willcox Publishing, 2004.

Top Careers for Economics Graduates (Top Careers). New York: Ferguson Publishing Company, 2004.

Internet Sites

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

American Council on Exercise

American Dietetic Association

American Message Therapy Association

American Society of Appraisers

American Veterinary Medical Association

Associated Locksmiths of America

Association of Certified Professional Wedding Consultants

Consumers Union

International Fabricare Institute

International Interior Design Association

Jewelers of America


National Association of Catering Executives

National Child Care Association

National Funeral Directors Association

Pest Control Technology

Professional Landcare Network

Piano Technicians Guild

Small Business Administration

Consumer Services


The Apparel Industry, Richard M. Jones. Malden, MA: Blackwell Science, 2003.

Career Opportunities in the Fashion Industry (Career Opportunities), Peter Vogt and Angelia Wojak. New York: Facts on File, 2002.

Careers for Fashion Plates and Other Trendsetters, 2nd ed., Lucia Mauro, Kathy Siebel, and Maureen Costello. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002.

Careers in Cosmetology (Success without College), Mary L. Dennis. Hauppauge NY: Barron's Educational Series, 2000.

Retail in Detail: How to Start and Manage a Small Retail Business, 2nd ed., Ronald L. Bond. Dallas, TX: Entrepreneur Press, 2001.

Retail Management: A Strategic Approach, 9th ed., Barry Berman and Joel R. Evans. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003.

Retailing, 5th ed., Patrick M. Dunne, Robert F. Jusch, and David A. Griffith. Mason, OH: South-Western Educational Publishing, 2004.

The Unofficial Guide to Starting a Small Business, 2nd ed., Marcia Laytohn Turner. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2004.

Nutrition Homemaking and Child Care Services


Becoming an Interior Designer (A Guide to Careers in Design), Christine Piotrowski. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2003.

Careers in Child Care (VGM Professional Careers Series), 2nd ed., Marjorie Eberts and Margaret Gisler. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

Careers in Nutrition (Careers in the New Economy), Linda Bickerstaff. New York: Rosen Publishing Group, 2005.

Child Development: Educating and Working with Children and Adolescents, 2nd ed., Teresa M. McDevitt and Jeanne Elles Ormrod. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2004.

Focus on Aging: The Role of Family and Consumer Sciences in Addressing Issues Affecting Older Adults and Their Families, Jean Pearson Scott. Alexandria, VA: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2001.

Opening and Operating a Successful Child Care Center, Dorothy June Sciarra and Anne Dorsey. Albany, NY: Delmar, 2002.

Opportunities in Interior Design and Decorating Careers, 2nd ed., Victoria Kloss Ball and David Stearns. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2001.

Opportunities in Nutrition Careers, rev. ed., Carol Coles Caldwell. New York: Mc-Graw-Hill, 2005.

Professional Interior Design: A Career Guide, ASID Illinois and Jason A. Znoy. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, Inc., 2004.

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Job Descriptions and Careers, Career and Job Opportunities, Career Search, and Career Choices and ProfilesConsumer and Personal Services