McDonald's in Hong Kong Reading Analysis Questions

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Tyler Weed Section 13 Source: Watson, James L. (2006). McDonald’s in Hong Kong: Consumerism, Dietary Change, and the Rise of a Children’s Culture. In G. Massey (Ed.), in Readings in Sociology. 5 th Ed., Thesis: In the past thirty years, McDonald’s has been a key component in changing the Cantonese culture. This culture change is especially illustrated in the culture of children and teenagers. Questions: 1. Has McDonald’s changed the Cantonese culture in a good way or a bad way? The change in culture that McDonald’s seems to have created is a good thing, especially for children. Some people, mostly older people might not see this culture change as a good thing, however, with this change McDonald’s has created a whole new consumer, children and teenagers. Before this culture shift, “children did not get to order their own food or speak to a waiter; they were expected to eat what was in front of them,” (Massey 160). What children thought was never
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