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Unformatted text preview: er Culture (Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1998), edited by Mark Alfino, John S. Caputo, and Robin Winyard,
attests to the current influence of Ritzer’s work in the field of sociology. With a much less theoretical emphasis, Stan Luxenberg’s Roadside
Empires: How the Chains Franchised America (New York: Viking, 1985) examines the fast food industry’s role in helping to create America’s
postwar service economy. I found a great deal of interesting material in trade publications such as Restaurant Business, Restaurants and
Institutions, Nation’s Restaurant News, and ID: The Voice of Foodservice. For years some of the best reporting on the fast food industry has
appeared in the Wall Street Journal.
1 Cheyenne Mountain sits: The description of Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station is based upon my visit to the facility, and I am grateful
to Major Mike Birmingham of the U.S. Space Command for his subsequent help in obtaining additional information.
3 about $6 billion on fast food… more than $110 billion: Both of these estimates were...
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