Super Size Me – Cultural Lessons


The student will be able to discuss McDonaldization and soft power and the relationship between the two concepts.

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1) What is McDonaldization?

George Ritzer and the McDonaldization of Society: Definition and Principles

McDonaldization Theory of George Ritzer

McDonald’s TV Advertisements in different countries.  

3) What is the environmental cost of McDonalds?

The Hidden Costs of Hamburgers

Our Journey Together. For Good. | Sustainability | McDonald’s  

4) Americans eat more beef than nationals from any other country.  Should the world eat like Americans?

5) What is soft power and is McDonaldization an example of American soft power?

 

Soft Power vs Hard Power

American Higher Education & Soft Power  

STUDENT CAN VIEW AT HOME FOR EXTRA INFORMATION

FAST FOOD: The Fast Lane of Life [ MODERN MARVELS FULL DOCUMENTARY} 

Fast food, Fat profits: Obesity in America  

Empire – McAmerica: The Success Secrets of Brand USA

Fast Food

Worksheet at Scribd:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/163969542/Super-Size-Me-Worksheet

Wikipedia Entry

American Cultural Values

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