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Positive Realism: Tom Burrell and the Development of Chicago as a Center for Black-O wned Advertising Agencies

Jason P. Chambers

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

New York City’s Madison Avenue has long been considered the center of advertising in the United States. Yet for African Americans in the industry, Chicago is much more representative of their ... More


“Nike, Nike, Who Can Do the Nike?”: New Commercialization and Scripted Exploitation

Anna R. Beresin

in Recess Battles: Playing, Fighting, and Storytelling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737394
eISBN:
9781621036654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737394.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the commercially scripted jump rope rhymes that school girls chant while playing ropes. It focuses on three commercials with noticeable jingles: Nike, Reebok, and McDonald’s. It ... More


I’m Lovin’ It: Fast Food and After-School Hot Spots

Amy L. Best

in Fast Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479842704
eISBN:
9781479860135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842704.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores youth food consumption in commercial food settings as youth leave school at the end of the day. It focuses in particular on McDonald's and Chipotle as popular after-school ... More


The Politics of the Drive-Thru Window: Chicago’s Black McDonald’s Operators and the Demands of Community

Marcia Chatelain

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the economic and political factors that contributed to the building of black McDonald’s ownership in Chicago. Urban violence, Black Power movement ideologies about economic ... More


Baking Powder Today: Post–World War II to the Twenty-First Century

Linda Civitello

in Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041082
eISBN:
9780252099632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041082.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Baking powder was a revolution and a paradigm shift with Clabber Girl as the uncontested leader and Calumet in second place. Multinational companies like McDonald’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Denny’s, ... More


Too Much Commerce Man? shannon Wheeler and the Ironies of the “Rebel Cell”

James Lyons

in The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737929
eISBN:
9781604737936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737929.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines how the cultural currency of nonconformity that alternative comics profess might reap the very financial rewards they mock. It cites Shannon Wheeler’s Too Much Coffee Man as an ... More


McDonald’s, Wienerwald, and the Corner Deli

Victoria Reyes and Miguel Angel Centeno

in The Global Flow of Information: Legal, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748114
eISBN:
9780814749470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748114.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents three models of globalization: the “Corner Deli” model that illustrates a completely unstructured form of globalization in which the “local” coexists with the “regional” and ... More


McDonald’s: Kroc’s Grinding it Out

Paul Brooker and Margaret Hayward

in Rational Leadership: Developing Iconic Corporations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825395
eISBN:
9780191864063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825395.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Kroc established an iconic global fast-food empire even though he did not found his firm, McDonald’s, until in his fifties. An innovative franchising system was crucial to McDonald’s success, ... More


Fake News: The McDonald’s Murder of 2014

Massimo Introvigne

in Inside The Church of Almighty God: The Most Persecuted Religious Movement in China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190089092
eISBN:
9780190089122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089092.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, World Religions

The chapter discusses the notion of fake news and how it is used in propaganda against controversial religious movements. It then examines several accusations against the CAG originating with Chinese ... More


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