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Lecture 24

SOCIOL 1A06 Lecture 24: work and the economy:politics:social movement
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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCIOL 1A06
Professor
Sandra Colavecchia
Semester
Winter

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Work and the Economy / Politics + Social Movement Ritzer (McDonaldization of society) Efficiency, calculability, predictability, control • Knows the times pre-fast food • The principles of the mcdonalds design govern not only the individual restaurant but a • lot of business spheres • Other restaurants, other business, retail • 1. efficiency- quickly • 2. calculability- quantity, not a lot of money • 3. Predictability- customer anticipates what they're getting • 4. control- workers and consumers, want lots of customers but want them to leave Politics and Social Movement Arab Spring • Middle east protests • Beginning in jan of 2011 • Downfall of Egypt political regime • Unprecedented political protest • Happened in Tunisia • One of most affluent in Africa • University grad trying to sell food on the street • He set fire to himself when police confiscated his food Set off protest when he died • People from all religion, age, gender • • High un
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