International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

McDonaldization, Society, and Education
Hedieh Najafi

Applying all that McDonald’s is employing in the food industry to other aspects of life is called McDonaldization. In today’s world the effects of McDonaldization can be seen in all aspects of life not just in the food industry but also in culture, globalization, education, and higher education. This paper intends to shed some light on the concept of McDonaldization and its prevalence in different facades of life. Examples of McDonaldization in culture, globalization, and education are presented. Also, the paper shows that e-learning is the ultimate realization of McDonaldization of education.

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