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New Aims and Procedures in Consumer Education

by Henry Harap & James E. Mendenhall - 1945

Consumer education is a part of the program of education for living. It aims to raise the level of individual and family living by a study of the important personal and social problems involved in choosing, buying, and using goods and services. Consumer education is a part of a consumer movement, the primary objective of which is to attain the highest possible level of living for all consumers.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 44, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 46 Number 9, 1945, p. 167-187
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20368, Date Accessed: 5/26/2022 4:13:04 PM

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  • Henry Harap
    George Peabody College for Teachers
    HENRY HARAP works at the George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville.
  • James Mendenhall
    Office of Price Administration
    JAMES E. MENDENHALL works at the Educational Branch Services at the Office of Price Administration in Washington, DC.
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