Why does Miner use this writing strategy to describe the Nacirema?
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Miner

1. Who are the Nacirema?

2. Why does Miner use this writing strategy to describe the Nacirema? 

Lovely Hula Hands (Trask)

  1. After defining the terms norm, value, and belief provide an example of a Hawaiian norm, value and belief from the reading.
  2. How is the commercialization of Hawaiian culture analogous to prostitution, according to Trask?
  3. What is your reaction to Trask’s article? How do you think your own statuses (e.g. nationality, race, class, etc….) influence your reaction?

McDonald’s in Hong Kong: Consumerism, Dietary Change and the Rise of a Children’s Culture (Watson)

  1. What are some of the factors that allowed for the success of McDonald’s in Hong Kong?
  2. Give at least four examples of how McDonald’s culture has been localized in Hong Kong.
  3. In the beginning of the article, Watson poses the question, “Does the roaring success of McDonald’s and its rivals in the fast food industry mean that Hong Kong’s local culture is under siege (p. 152). And, “Are food chains helping to create a homogeneous, ‘global’ culture…” (p.152)? How does he ultimately answer these questions? Do you agree with his response? Why/why not?
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