“McDonaldization of Society”
George Ritzer, “McDonaldization of Society” in Journal of American Culture. 6 (1) 1983. pp. 100 – 107.
Read the article carefully and answer the following questions:
(1) What is McDonaldization thesis? Outline the main arguments of Ritzer.
(2) Do you agree with Ritzer that the world is becoming McDonaldized?
(3) Is the world becoming homogenized and the cultural differences disappearing as a consequence of McDonaldization? Discuss critically.