The Mcdonaldization Of Society

Author : George Ritzer
ISBN : 9781483358956
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 82.61 MB
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Now in its Eighth Edition, George Ritzer's McDonaldization of Society continues to stand as one of the pillars of modern day sociological thought. By linking theory to 21st century culture, this book resonates with students in a way that few other books do, opening their eyes to many current issues, especially in the areas of consumption and globalization. Through vivid, story-telling prose, Ritzer provides an insightful introduction to the ways in which the principles of the fast-food restaurant are coming to dominate sectors of American society as well as the rest of the world. This new edition has been fully updated to include a new focus on McDonaldization of the workforce.
Category: Social Science

The Mcdonaldization Of Society

Author : George Ritzer
ISBN : 0803990774
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 57.66 MB
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One of the most noteworthy and popular sociology books of all time, The McDonaldization of Society demonstrates the power of the sociological imagination to today's readers in a way that few books have been able to do. It is ideal for use in a wide range of undergraduate courses and will be of equal interest to anyone interested in social criticism. This book links a large number of social phenomena to McDonaldization, some which are directly affected by the principles of the fast-food restaurant and others where the effect is more indirect.
Category: Business & Economics

The Mcdonaldization Thesis

Author : George Ritzer
ISBN : 0761955402
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 68.36 MB
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In this major new book, the author of the bestselling McDonaldization of Society provides an exploration of one of the most innovative and imaginative sociological theses of the last decade of the twentieth century - `McDonaldization'. Part One centres on a discussion of Karl Mannheim's theory of rationalization. The author also assesses the degree to which sociology in general and sociological theory in particular have been `McDonaldized'. The second part demonstrates the empirical reach of the `McDonaldization' process with discussions on work, credit and globalization. Part Three moves beyond `McDonaldization' to the worlds of `new means of consumption' and the postmodern perspectives that best illuminate them. The author
Category: Social Science

Mcdonaldization

Author : George Ritzer
ISBN : 9781412975827
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 83.39 MB
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Latest update of this internationally popular anthology from George Ritzer.
Category: Social Science

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Author : George F. Ritzer
ISBN : 1412995035
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 69.98 MB
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Our bundle prices are lower than the prices of most other introductory Sociology texts alone! In this Second Brief Edition of Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, David M. Newman takes students inside today's pressing sociological issues and shows them how the compelling events on their minds today-such as the current economic recession and the Obama presidency-relate to enduring sociological concepts. As one of the most eye-opening and popular sociology books of all time, The McDonaldization of Society 6 demonstrates the power of the sociological imagination to todayâ¬"s readers in a way that few other books have, linking theory to contemporary pop-culture examples that resonate with 21st-century students. Please contact your Sales Representative for more information.
Category: Social Science