(A 30/34) May 2023 IB Extended Essay in World StudiesView molang18's Full Store
본 문서는 2022년에 작성되었던 World Studies Extended Essay이며, 최종점수 A를 받았습니다. IB Economics와 IB Social and Cultural Anthropology 과목을 사용하여 “Investigating the role of anthropological theories on culture commodification”에 관한 내용을 작성하였습니다. 저의 RQ는 “How does the theory of diffusionism explain the demand for Korean pop culture?: A case study of the popularity of South Korean boy band BTS in Indonesia”이었습니다. 저의 Global Theme은 Culture, Language, and Identity 이였으며 총 3988자 입니다.
When questioned about one’s familiarity with K-pop in the early 90s, many individuals would not have known. But it wouldn’t be strange to predict that you are likely to receive a different answer after asking the same question today. Over the past few years, K-pop culture has experienced a boom around the globe.
Hallyu, also called the ‘Korean wave’, is a term that refers to the phenomenal growth of Korean culture in terms of music, film, fashion, cosmetics, and cuisines (Roll). From the “Gangnam Style1 ” syndrome to the recent 2 phenomenon, the cultural influence of the Korean wave has been flowing throughout the world. Amongst all, the K-pop phenomenon is one of the most influential aspects of the Korean wave.
South Korean boy band, BTS has become the first Asian artist group to win the Artist of the Year award at the American Music Awards (Lynch), along with the 25 Guinness World Records titles that the band has earned (Guinness World Records), it can be said that they have marked the peak of the current phenomena in Korean culture. But how could all of this happen within a few decades of years on such a large scale?
As a Korean growing up overseas, I could physically witness the spread of Korean culture while also being able to view the phenomenon from an objective perspective. This gave the impression that the pop aspect of our culture, has gradually been turning into a global commodity. In fact, the cultural boom of Korea has been keenly followed by the traces of the South Korean government’s decision in the past…
- 총 페이지수: 20 pages
- 과목명: Extended Essay (World Studies )
- 주제: How does the theory of diffusionism explain the demand for Korean pop culture?: A case study of the popularity of South Korean boy band BTS in Indonesia
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(A 30/34) May 2023 IB Extended Essay in World Studies