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A Study on Cultural Consumption of Korean Adults of the early 21st Century

21세기 초 한국 성인들의 예술문화소비에 관한 연구

  • Park, Eun-Hee (Dept. of Consumer Studies of Ewha Womans University) ;
  • Choi, Hye-Kyong (Dept. of Consumer Studies of Ewha Womans University)
  • 박은희 (이화여자대학교 소비자학 전공) ;
  • 최혜경 (이화여자대학교 소비자학과)
  • Received : 2014.07.22
  • Accepted : 2014.09.20
  • Published : 2014.09.28

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to study characteristics of Korean adults in the cultural consumption in the first decade of the early 21st century based on . The whole course of the cultural consumption of Korean adult from 2000 to 2010 has been steadily on the upswing. For Korean adults, the first decade of the early 21st century is the time when mass culture had been generalized in their cultural consumption, regardless of any generations. Besides, the twenties have been proved to be the core generation of the cultural consumption in Korean society.

Keywords

Korean adult;cultural consumption;high-class culture;mass culture;cultural participation

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