Riding the Black Ship: Japan and Tokyo Disneyland




      Riding the Black Ship: Japan and Tokyo Disneyland
In 1996 over 16 million people visited Tokyo Disneyland, making it the most popular of the many theme parks in Japan Since it opened in 1983, Tokyo Disneyland has been analyzed mainly as an example of the globalization of the American leisure industry and its organizational culture, particularly the company manual By looking at how Tokyo Disneyland is experienced by employees, management, and visitors, Aviad Raz shows that it is much an example of successful importation, adaptation, and domestication and that it has succeeded precisely because it has become Japanese even while marketing itself as foreign Rather than being an agent of Americanization, Tokyo Disneyland is a simulated America showcased by and for the Japanese It is an America with a Japanese meaning. Best Read [ Riding the Black Ship: Japan and Tokyo Disneyland ] By [ Aviad E. Raz ] – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 264 pages
  • Riding the Black Ship: Japan and Tokyo Disneyland
  • Aviad E. Raz
  • English
  • 01 April 2018
  • 0674768949

10 thoughts on “ Riding the Black Ship: Japan and Tokyo Disneyland

  1. Essie says:

    This book looked at Tokyo Disneyland from three angles, onstage the spectacle and marketing , backstage the company and its workers , and offstage reception I read the sections concerned with onstage and offstage as my research interests are less concerned with business management I chose to read this book in order to consider some aspects of cultural imperialism, domestication, and national identities in the Japanese leisure market On that end, it was thought provoking, but the arguments This book looked at Tokyo Disneyland from three angles, onstage the spectacle and marketing , backstage the company and its workers , and offstage reception I read the sections concerned with onstage and offstage as my research interests are less concerned with business management I chose to read this book in order to consider some aspects of cultural imperialism, domestication, and national identities in the Japanese leisure market On that end, it was thought provoking, but the arguments did not delve very deep into cultural imperialism and domestication.Superficially, the organization is fairly straightforward, but the conten...

  2. Micah says:

    This book was written before Disney added a second park in Tokyo, so that s important to note Overall the book is good, but it doesn t go as deep as I would have liked It strays into areas I personally didn t have a lot of in...

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