The McDonaldization of Society

Author: George Ritzer
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506348575
Release Date: 2018-01-12
Genre: Social Science

The book that made "McDonaldization" part of the lexicon of contemporary sociological theory, read by hundreds of thousands of students, is now in its Ninth Edition! George Ritzer's seminal work of critical sociology, The McDonaldization of Society, continues to stand as one of the pillars of modern day sociological thought. Building on the argument that that the fast food restaurant has become the model for the rationalization process today, this book links theory to contemporary life in a globalized world and resonates with students in a way that few other books do. Ritzer opens students’ eyes to many current issues and shows how McDonaldization’s principles apply to other settings, especially in the areas of consumption and globalization. Through vivid story-telling prose, Ritzer provides an insightful introduction to this fascinating topic and aids students' critical development. This new edition has been fully updated to include a new focus on McDonaldization in the digital world.

The McDonaldization Thesis

Author: George Ritzer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761955402
Release Date: 1998-02-17
Genre: Social Science

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

McDonaldization

Author: George Ritzer
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
ISBN: 9781412975827
Release Date: 2009-11-17
Genre: Social Science

Latest update of this internationally popular anthology from George Ritzer.

Die Regeln des Managements

Author: Richard Templar
Publisher: books4success
ISBN: 9783941493339
Release Date: 2010-04-15
Genre: Self-Help

Manche Zeitgenossen scheinen als perfekte Manager auf die Welt gekommen zu sein. Scheinbar spielend bewältigen sie die Fallstricke der Büropolitik, kümmern sich um die Probleme ihrer Mitarbeiter und haben auch mit nahezu unerreichbaren Zielen und endlosen Massen an Arbeit keine Probleme. Sie sagen und tun das Richtige und kommen mit jeder Situation zurecht. Wie schaffen sie das? Die Antwort ist einfach: Sie kennen die Regeln - die Regeln des Managements. Enthüllt werden diese Regeln nun von Richard Templar in seinem neuen Werk "Regeln des Managements". Der Bestsellerautor beschreibt, wie man als Manager andere behandeln und sich selbst verhalten soll. Wie schon in den vorangegangenen Bänden seiner Bestseller-Serie bringt Templar das komplexe Thema in 100 einfachen Regeln auf den Punkt. Locker geschrieben und sehr informativ - lesen Sie und werden Sie erfolgreich!

The McDonaldization of society

Author: George Ritzer
Publisher:
ISBN: 0803990774
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Business & Economics

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.

The McDonaldization of Society

Author: George Ritzer
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 0761986278
Release Date: 2000-01-19
Genre: Social Science

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.

The McDonaldization of Society

Author: George Ritzer
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 0761986278
Release Date: 2000-01-19
Genre: Social Science

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.

BUNDLE

Author: George F. Ritzer
Publisher:
ISBN: 1412995035
Release Date: 2010-08
Genre: Social Science

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.

McDonaldization Revisited

Author: Mark Alfino
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0275961044
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Business & Economics

An international, multidisciplinary group of scholars examines the thesis of George Ritzer's popular book The McDonaldization of Society. The essays analyze the premise of McDonaldization, provide richer theoretical discussions of the relationship between Ritzer's analysis and semiotics, critical theory, feminism, and postmodernism, and extend the thesis to other areas of consumer culture. Aimed at both undergraduate and graduate students, the work is designed to stand alone and need not be accompanied by Ritzer's original text. The essays fill in necessary theoretical issues as well as extend theoretical concepts. A major teaching tool in communication, sociology, and philosophy as well as in more applied areas such as hospitality management.

The McDonaldization of Society 6

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781497040861
Release Date: 2016-10-17
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to The McDonaldization of Society 6. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

The McDonaldization of Social Work

Author: Donna Dustin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317024330
Release Date: 2016-02-17
Genre: Social Science

Based upon George Ritzer's McDonaldization of Society thesis and incorporating aspects of social theory, this book examines the introduction of care management to social work practice. Donna Dustin analyzes care management as an example of the managerial application of efficiency, calculability, predictability and control to social work practice. These principles, put to good use in organizations that produce tangible outputs at a profit, are being increasingly applied in non-profit public sector organizations where the outcomes require intangibles such as professional relationships. The author examines whether the McDonaldization process heightens dilemmas such as cost versus rights for professionals working in the social services. Using social theory to frame her research with care managers and their managers in the UK, the author examines the day-to-day implications of care management for social work practice and questions whether the construction of service users as customers contributes to empowering practice. The book's in-depth analysis of the policy background, implementation and practice of care management will resonate with social workers in other national contexts, such as the US, where the care management model has been introduced.