SOC STUDY GUIDE EXAM #3 (1).pdf - 1 What is the dilemma...

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1. What is the dilemma inherent in the interests of individuals vs the interests of the social group?
2. Bureaucracy- a large hierarchical organization that is governed by formal rules and regulations and has a clear specification of work tasks. What are the good/necessary tasks they accomplish?
What are the negative parts?
3. McDonaldization of society- The process by which the characteristics and principles of the fast food restaurant (rationalization, predictability, optimization, calculability) come to dominate other areas of social life. Over-Rationalization leads to irrationality. Why is it likely to continue?

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