Education for consumption

J. L. Castillejo, A. J. Colom, P. M.Alonso Pérez-Geta, T. Rodríguez Neira, J. Sarramona, J. M. Tourñán, G. Vázquez

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    Abstract

    Consumption is a phenomenon of great relevance in the current life of the developed countries and also of those that are in the process of development, synonym of happiness and personal status. Due to this fact, consumption oughts to be an object of education. In the education for consumption the family- school implication is of most relevance, since parents establish the first guidelines and criteria in this matter, together with the social context and the media. The education for consumption implies information, capacity of critical analysis of situations and sensitivity with respect to the consequences of the immoderate consumption, which puts in danger the very survival of the planet. Consumption faces this way the scale of values that education must defend.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)35-58
    JournalEducacion XX1
    Volume14
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 29 Mar 2011

    Keywords

    • Consumption
    • Ecology
    • Education for consumption
    • Values

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