â€¢Read pages 16 to 23 from the following excerpt of Ritzerâ€™s bookâ€”from â€œDimensions of McDonaldizationâ€ 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).
â€¢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).
â€¢Explain what George Ritzer means by the â€œMcDonaldization of Societyâ€. 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 â€œrationalization of lifeâ€)?
What are the five main features or dimensions of McDonalization? What are the advantages and disadvantages?