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Homemaking Resources—Consumer and Personal Services Job Description, Career as a Homemaking Resources—Consumer and Personal Services, Salary, Employment

General

Books

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
http://www.aafcs.org

American Council on Exercise
http://www.acefitness.org

American Dietetic Association
http://www.eatright.org

American Message Therapy Association
http://www.amtamassage.org

American Society of Appraisers
http://www.appraisers.org

American Veterinary Medical Association
http://www.avma.org

Associated Locksmiths of America
http://www.aloa.org

Association of Certified Professional Wedding Consultants
http://www.acpwc.com

Consumers Union
http://www.consumersunion.org

International Fabricare Institute
http://www.ifi.org

International Interior Design Association
http://www.iida.org

Jewelers of America
http://www.jewelers.org

Mediate.com
http://www.mediate.com

National Association of Catering Executives
http://www.nace.net

National Child Care Association
http://www.nccanet.org

National Funeral Directors Association
http://www.nfda.org

Pest Control Technology
http://www.pctonline.com

Professional Landcare Network
http://www.landcarenetwork.org

Piano Technicians Guild
http://www.ptg.org

Small Business Administration
http://www.sba.gov

Consumer Services

Books

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

Books

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.

Additional topics

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