Research Journal of Pakistan Home Economics Association

EISSN 1994-1633

Editor: Prof. Dr. Rubina Hakeem

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Philosophy, Objectives &Scope

NURTURE is an international and trans-disciplinary research open-access journal. Research papers and other articles from any field of physical or social sciences social having direct or indirect relevance to the betterment of individual, family or community are welcome. Nurture provides an international forum for academia for publishing their research work having implications for individual, family or community as consumers and social units. It aims at supporting the creation and accumulation of knowledge that can be used for empowering individual, family or community so that they can optimize the quality of their life. Thus the spectrum of the variety of professionals who may send articles for this journal is very wide. However, when any article fulfills the criteria of having implications for individual, family or community as consumers and social units it would ultimately fall within any of the following domains of Home Economics. A brief description of each area is given, though a much wider variety of topics could be included in each area.

Family dynamics & Human Development

Social and Psychological aspects of Human Development and role of care takers and social groups particularly parents, teachers and family in empowering human being; family studies and family dynamics

Home Economics & Human Ecology

General and multidisciplinary articles about Home Economics education, home economics research, practices of families and households and quality of life of individual and families.

Home Management & Consumerism

Managing; handling, supervision, or control of family affairs and resources so as to hold family values, maintain standards and achieve goals; Production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services for the family; Consumerism

Food, Nutrition & Wellness

Wellness, Protection or restoration of health through selecting/producing, preparing and consuming healthy food; maintenance of personal and food hygiene; Food and nutrition security for individual and households.

Design and Visual Studies:

Basic and universal theories and issues regarding use of resistant and compliant materials and techniques for creating the structural and decorative design;

Housing and Interior Designing:

Particular theories and issues regarding designing house and interiors constructing household furniture, furnishing, and equipment;

Textile and Clothing:

Particular theories and issues regarding designing and selecting apparel and constructing garments and furnishing; Textile sciences