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Unformatted text preview: Four dimensions of mcdonaldization 1. predictability 2. calculability 3. efficiency 4. control Ritzer thinks mcdonaldization is still increasing. Post-industrial society. Because of globalization, more people around the world have adopted the mcdonaldized concept. Movements can help keep big chains out. Prevent wal-mart and such from coming in so the local corporations dont get bought out. Question 9) from the study guide: long lines, higher costs, health risks, animal cruelty. Theyre providing all this food but is it really rational? Bureaucracy: working your way up the structure. Bureaucracy is supposed to be more efficient. Know: the history of sociology, and definitions of sociology. Soc-seeing the strange in the familiar, Nacirema article. Where biography fits into history. Mcdonaldization of birth and death slides (from lecture, mcdonaldization part 2) know numbers...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course SOC 204 taught by Professor Barker during the Spring '08 term at Oregon State.
- Spring '08