Sociocultural Perspectives on Youth Ethical Consumerism: An Introduction

Chapter
Part of the Cultural Studies of Science Education book series (CSSE, volume 16)

Abstract

This chapter introduces the theme of the book and proposes important reflections for the readers to consider, including more generally how youth build their identity as consumers, how science and media influences this process, and what role education plays in encouraging more ethically-oriented rather than hyper-consumeristic habits.

Keywords

Youth ethical consumerism Ecojustice Environmental education Science education Schooling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuliano Reis
    • 1
  • Michael Mueller
    • 2
  • Rachel Gisewhite
    • 3
  1. 1.University of OttawaOttawaCanada
  2. 2.University of Alaska AnchorageAnchorageUSA
  3. 3.Trezevant High SchoolMemphisUSA

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