Journal of Japan Academy of Consumer Education
Online ISSN : 2436-0929
Print ISSN : 1345-1855
A Model of Consumer Education for the Global Society:
Legal Literacy for Consumer Citizenship
Kumiko OhmotoMayuko SuzukiMichelle Tan
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2015 Volume 35 Pages 23-32


This paper proposes a model of education for fostering consumers’ capabilities in a global society while focusing on consumer legal literacy as one of the consumer capabilities important for global consumer citizens. Specifically, we adopt an educational method which is has a structured framework and adopts practical situations to foster active participation in the development of a fair and sustainable society. In addition, we propose specific examples of learning content as well as conduct and behavioral goals for fostering legal literacy.

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