The Third Edition of McDonaldization: The Reader includes a wide array of sources, from journal articles, to essays from edited books, to newspaper, and magazine articles. George Ritzer, best-selling author of McDonaldization of Society, has updated this popular anthology to build upon and go beyond the thesis of McDonaldization. Classic articles from the First and Second Editions remain in this volume and are supplemented by a significant number of new pieces which bring the discussion about McDonaldization up to date. Features and Benefits - The volume includes a wide array of sources, from journal articles, to essays from edited books, to newspaper and magazine articles. - 5 of the 2nd ed. articles have been updated and 11 articles are new to the third edition with new topics such as McDonaldization and men's body shaping, Internet 2.0, junk journalism, and cruise tourism. - A greater emphasis on McDonaldization and globalization in the third edition. - Discussion questions and "Thinking Critically" sections aid students in reviewing the material presented and further extending the conversation about and surrounding McDonaldization.