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Definition of McDonaldization

(noun) “[T]he process by which the principles of the fast-food restaurant are coming to dominate more and more sectors of American society as well as the rest of world” (Ritzer 2015:1).

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  • Plural: McDonaldizations

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Reference

Ritzer, George. 2014. The McDonaldization of Society. 8th ed. Los Angeles: SAGE.

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Cite the Definition of McDonaldization

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “McDonaldization.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 22, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/mcdonaldization/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

McDonaldization. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/mcdonaldization/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “McDonaldization.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/mcdonaldization/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“McDonaldization.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 22 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/mcdonaldization/>.