http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.ph...6&IssueNum=173

"Disneyland was established 50 years ago. By definition, a theme park is a utopian statement about what people want from society. You can decode Disneyland as a statement by society, Southern Californian society specifically, that was taking into itself, over the period from WWII to the present, millions and millions of new people, and establishing hundreds and hundreds of new communities."

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