Resisting McDonaldization

Resisting McDonaldization

by Barry Smart (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761955184
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/22/1999
Series: Social Theory Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

Barry Smart is Professor of sociology at the University of Portsmouth and a member of the Centre for European and International Studies Research (CEISR). His research interests include: critical social theory; the

globalization of consumer culture and the transformation of economic life; and the cultural economy of modern sport. His most recent books are Economy, Culture & Society (OUP, 2003), The Sport Star (SAGE, 2005) and Consumer Society (SAGE, 2010)

Table of Contents

Resisting McDonaldization - Barry Smart
Theory, Process and Critique
Golden Arches and Iron Cages - Christiane Bender and Gianfranco Poggi
McDonaldization and the Poverty of Cultural Pessimism at the End of the Twentieth Century
Have You Had Your Theory Today? - John O'Neill
McDonaldization Enframed - Deena Weinstein and Michael A Weinstein
Rich Food - Joanne Finkelstein
McDonald's and Modern Life
McCitizens - Bryan Turner
Risk, Coolness and Irony in Contemporary Politics
Theme Parks and McDonaldization - Alan Bryman
The McDonaldization of Sport and Leisure - David Jary
McDonaldized Culture - The End of Communication? - Richard M[um]unch
Art Centres - Gary Alan Fine
Southern Folk Art and the Splintering of a Hegemonic Market
Dennis Hopper, McDonald's and Nike - Norman K Denzin
Theorizing/Resisting McDonaldization - Douglas Kellner
A Multiperspectivist Approach
The Moral Malaise of McDonaldization - Keith Tester
The Values of Vegetarianism
McFascism? Reading Ritzer, Bauman and the Holocaust - Peter Beilharz
Assessing the Resistance - George Ritzer

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