Consumption: Why Does It Matter in Cultural Research?

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Kimburley Wing Yee Choi


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.

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Cultural Research (Peer Reviewed)
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Kimburley Wing Yee Choi, Lingnan University

Kimburley Wing Yee Choi is a PhD candidate in cultural studies at Lingnan University researching the politics of local responses toward the setup of Hong Kong Disneyland and Disney offerings in general. She teaches at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong.