Consumption: Why Does It Matter in Cultural Research?

Kimburley Wing Yee Choi

Abstract

Prompted by the opening of Hong Kong Disneyland, journalists from different countries interviewed Hong Kong scholars about their views on the project. The first question that all these journalists asked was, what is the cultural impact of Disneyland on Hong Kong? The author uses this case to explore the role of consumption within cultural research.

Keywords

Consumption; Disney Land; cultural research

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