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UE: SOC 110HA: McDonaldization of Society: Webpages

LibGuide for the University Explorations course "The McDonaldization of Society"

What can I find here?

Here you will find webpages related to McDonaldization and listed in your textbook, arranged by chapter. Pages that are mentioned in several chapters are only listed with the chapter where they appear for the first time.

1: Introduction to McDonaldization

2: The Past, Present, and Future of McDonaldization

Mall of America:

South China Mall: (the page may take a while to load)

Dead Malls:

Taco Bell:

3: Efficiency and Calculability


Brew-Thru: (since it is widely used at Saint Leo, you might want to check it out)

State Research Institute of Eye Diseasesof Russian Academyof Medical Sciences


Dr. Walk-in:

Minute Clinic:




H&R Block:

Steak 'n Shake:

Sweet Tomatoes:


Google's Citations Gadget:

5: The Irrationality of Rationality

Supersize Me:


QSR Drive-Thru Performance Study:

McDonald's nutrition facts: (hover over each item to see nutrition details)

Burger King nutrition facts: (click on each item to see details. You will then have to click on the "Nutrition" button to see nutritional information)

Union of American Physicians and Dentists:

7: Globalization and the Possibility of the DeMcDonaldization of Society?

Starbucks Coffee:

Kaldi's Coffee:

Tall Latte Index (from The Economist):