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UE: SOC 110HA: McDonaldization of Society - Dr. VOK: Videos

Guide for Soc 110HA.

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You will find videos on McDonaldization and its related aspects, organized by availability.

Available at the library

Big Mac : inside the McDonald's empire / a CNBC original production.

Imprint: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities and Siences, 2007.
Call number: TX945.5.M33 B54 2007
Description: 1 videodisc (46 min.)

 

Fast food nation / Fox Searchlight Pictures

Imprint: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2006.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
Call number: PN1997.2 .F378 2006
Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.)

 

An inconvenient truth / Paramount Classics and Participant Productions

Imprint: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2006.
Edition: Widescreen.
ISBN: 1415724784 9781415724781
Call number: QC981.8.G56 I53 2006
Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.)

 

Food, Inc.

Author: Robert Kenner; Richard Pearce; Eric Schlosser; Melissa Robledo; William Pohlad; All authors
Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2009.
Edition/Format:  DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
Database: WorldCat
Summary:
   Explores the U.S. commercial food industry, examining corporate control of supply and market. The film seeks to demonstrate how the incentive for corporate profit can overwhelm consumer health needs, as well as the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. Reveals various details of food ingredients and additives, and how contemporary mass production methods of food affects U.S. culture.

 

The age of Wal-mart : inside America's most powerful company

Author: David Faber; CNBC (Television network)
Publisher: [S.l.] : CNBC, ©2004.
Edition/Format:  DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database: WorldCat
Summary:
   This CNBC documentary outlines how this multinational corporation (the largest private employer in the United States) operates and the challenges it faces.

Available through NBC Learn

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Bee Deaths Linked to Pesticides

Fast Food Restaurants Open around the Clock

Walk-In Medical Care: Fast, but How Good?

Big Egg Producers and FDA under Fire over Salmonella Outbreak

Eating Organic: When Is It Worth It?

Organic Food: Fresh Approach to health?

Building Airplanes Economically

Military Ban on Fast Food Hard to Digest

Doctors Use Video Games to train for Robotic Surgery

Starbucks Losing Ground to Smaller Coffee Shops

Taking a Bite off of the Competition: McDonald's Tests New Burger

Fast Food Comes to China

Chew on This

Fast Food vs. Slow Food

'McJob' a New Word in Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Automakers Push for New Manufacturing Technique

Genetic Engineering of Tomatoes is Fruitful, Says Company

Communal Living

Fast Food Healthy, So Says Senate Subcommittee

Available online (full-length features)

Other documentaries of interest

Food, Inc.

The Future of Food

Into Thin Air

National Geographic: Inside the Body Trade

Freakonomics