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Consuming Belonging: Feeling “At Home” at the Hungry Cowboy

Karla A. Erickson

in The Hungry Cowboy: Service and Community in a Neighborhood Restaurant

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732061
eISBN:
9781604733464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732061.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Servers and managers at the Hungry Cowboy make the effort to give regular customers a feeling of familiarity and belonging. In return, customers become loyal to the restaurant. Drawing from analysis ... More


Assessing Mcdonaldization, Americanization and Globalization

George Ritzer and Todd Stillman (eds)

in Global America?: The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239185
eISBN:
9781846313219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239185.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter relates the concepts of Americanization and globalization to McDonaldization. The term McDonaldization describes the increasing rationalization of society using the fast-food restaurant ... More


A place in the sun—occupational groups’ professionalization projects and other status and influence ambitions

Mats Alvesson

in The Triumph of Emptiness: Consumption, Higher Education, and Work Organization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199660940
eISBN:
9780191918308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199660940.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

In an age of high—even galloping—expectations of better working and living conditions, higher status, and an active role in a ‘knowledge-intensive society’, it is hardly surprising that many ... More


The McDonaldization of the Kibbutz Dining Room

Nir Avieli

in Food and Power: A Culinary Ethnography of Israel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520290099
eISBN:
9780520964419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290099.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the unexpected consequences of the privatization of iconic kibbutz institutions. Based on ethnographic research conducted in the dining rooms of three kibbutzim in different ... More


In the Name of the Father, the Globalization, and the Holy City, Amen!

Ipsita Chatterjee

in Spectacular Cities: Religion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199465132
eISBN:
9780199086825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465132.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Economic Sociology

This chapter explores the existing literature on globalization. Some understand globalization as an economic process seen as neoliberalization. Others focus on the cultural aspects of globalization, ... More


Taking Stock: Striptease, Stratification, and the NASDAQ

Jessica Berson

in The Naked Result: How Exotic Dance Became Big Business

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199846207
eISBN:
9780190272623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846207.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter begins with an investigation of the arrival in New York City of Rick’s Cabaret, a publicly traded, clean-cut topless strip club based in Houston. Rick’s Cabaret International, Inc. owns ... More


A place in the sun—professionalization projects and other status and influence ambitions

Mats Alvesson

in The Triumph of Emptiness: Consumption, Higher Education, and Work Organization

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192865274
eISBN:
9780191955655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192865274.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Chapter 8 discusses how various occupational groups are trying to advance their positions and gain status as professionals (experts) in line with ideas about the increased importance of knowledge and ... More


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