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Title McDonaldization revisited : critical essays on consumer culture / edited by Mark Alfino, John S. Caputo, and Robin Wynyard ; foreword by Douglas Kellner.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.342 M145    ---  Available
Description xxvi, 201 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents McDonaldization and its discontents : Ritzer and his critics / Douglas Kellner -- Nostalgia and mass culture : McDonaldization and cultural elitism / Martin Parker -- It may be a polar night of icy darkness, but feminists are building a fire / Jane A. Rinehart -- Rhetoric of McDonaldization : a social semiotic perspective / John S. Caputo -- McDonaldization and the global sports store : constructing consumer meanings in a rationalized society / Steven Miles -- Sociology of rib joints / Philip D. Holley and David E. Wright, Jr. -- Old wine in new bottles : critical limitations of the McDonaldization thesis : the case of hospitality services / Roy C. Wood -- McDonaldization and consumer choice in the future : an illusion or the next marketing revolution? / Stephen Taylor, Sheena Smith, and Phil Lyon -- McCommidification of society : rationalization and critical theory / Thomas M. Jeannot -- Missing the cultural basis of irrationality in the McDonaldization of society / Ngure wa Mwachofi -- Bunless burger / Robin Wynyard -- Postmodern hamburgers : taking a postmodern attitude toward McDonald's / Mark Alfino.
Subject McDonald's Corporation.
Consumer behavior.
Consumption (Economics)
Fast food restaurants -- Social aspects.
Social structure.
Added Author Alfino, Mark, 1959-
Caputo, John S., 1946-
Wynyard, Robin.
ISBN 0275958191 (alk. paper)
0275961044 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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