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McDonaldization

ISBN-10: 0761987673

ISBN-13: 9780761987673

Edition: 2000

Authors: George Ritzer

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This anthology collects together a wide range of writings on the application of McDonaldization to areas of the social world, including the Church, state, theme parks, mountain climbing, the sex industry, the police and the Internet.
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/19/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface
McDonaldization: Basics, Studies, Applications and Extensions
An Introduction to McDonaldization
Precursors: Bureaucracy and Max Weber's Theory of Rationality, Irrationality and the "Iron Cage"
Islands of the Living Dead: The Social Geography of McDonaldization
On Mass Distribution: A Case Study of Chain Stores in the Restaurant Industry
A Sociology of Rib Joints
McDonald's as a Disneyized Institution
Urgent Dreams: Climbing, Rationalization, and Ambivalence
A Conversation with Eric Schlosser, Author of Fast Food Nation
A Conversation with Morgan Spurlock on his documentary "Supersize Me"
McDonaldization: The Major Criticisms
The McDonaldization of Social Structures and Institutions
The McDonaldization of America's Police, Courts, and Corrections
McDonaldization of the Sex Industries? The Business of Sex
McDonaldization and the Family
What Do Hamburgers and Drug Care Have in Common: Some Unorthodox Remarks on the McDonaldization and Rationality of Drug Care
McDonaldization, Education, and McMorals
The McDonaldization of the Internet
McJobs: McDonaldization and Its Relationship to the Labor Process
McWork in Europe
Supersizing Farms: The McDonaldization of Agriculture
From Creeds to Burgers
McCitizens: Risk, Coolness, and Irony in Contemporary Politics
Cathedrals of Consumption: Rationalization, Enchantment, and Disenchantment
McDonaldization and the Global Sports Store: Constructing Consumer Meanings in a Rationalized Society
Credit Cards, Fast-Food Restaurants, and Rationalization
Cross-Cultural Analysis, Social Movements and Social Change
Jihad vs. McWorld
The McLibel Trial Story - McSpotlight
Striking the Golden Arches: French Farmers Protest McD's Globalization
Slow Food
The Debate Over the Relationship Between McDonaldization and Globalization
Globalization and Culture: Three Paradigms
McDonaldization and the Global Culture of Consumption
Transnationalism, Localization, and Fast Foods in East Asia
The McDonaldization Mosaic: Glocalization and Diversity
Domesticating the French Fry: McDonald's and Consumerism in Moscow
Global Implications of McDonaldization and Disneyization
Glocommodification: How the Global Consumes the Local - McDonald's in Israel
Globalization and McDonaldization
Globaloney: Unraveling the Myths of Globalization
Conclusion
Some Thoughts on the Future of McDonaldization
Index
About the Contributors
About the Author