What are the five main features or dimensions of McDonalization?

SOC 100 Columbus Technical College CH6 Dimensions of McDonalization Paper

Soc 100

Columbus Technical College

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CHAPTER SIX DISCUSSION: GROUPS AND ORGANIZATION

•Read pages 16 to 23 from the following excerpt of Ritzer’s book—from “Dimensions of McDonaldization” to the end (https://www.corwin.com/sites/default/files/upm-binaries/3239_4007_ch01.pdf) (also found under the Unit 2, Chapter 6 link on BlackBoard).

•Watch the video interview with George Ritzer, found on Slide 13, as well as the clips from the film, The Founder, found on slides 14 & 15 (also found under the Unit 2, Chapter 6 link on BlackBoard).

•Explain what George Ritzer means by the “McDonaldization of Society”. What sociological theorist is his work inspired by (hint: watch the video interview with Ritzer or go back to Chapter One and look for the theorist who studied the “rationalization of life”)?

What are the five main features or dimensions of McDonalization? What are the advantages and disadvantages?