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George Ritzer

University of Maryland

George Ritzer is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, where he has also been a Distinguished Scholar-Teacher and won a Teaching Excellence Award. He was awarded the 2000 Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award by the American Sociological Association and an honorary doctorate from LaTrobe University in Australia. His best-known work, The McDonaldization of Society, has been read by hundreds of thousands of students over two decades and translated into over a dozen languages.  Ritzer is also the author of a series best-selling social theory textbooks for McGraw-Hill;  McDonaldization: The Reader;  and other works of critical sociology related to the McDonaldization thesis, including  A Critique of the Global Credit Card Society, Enchanting a Disenchanted World, The Globalization of Nothing, Globalization: A Basic Text, and The Outsourcing of Everything. He is the Editor of the Encyclopedia of Social Theory (2 vols.), the Encyclopedia of Sociology (11 vols.), and the Encyclopedia of Globalization (5 vols.), and is Founding Editor of the Journal of Consumer Culture. In 2014 he published the second edition of Introduction to Sociology with SAGE. 


BOOKS: 20 Products
 
  Title Lead Author/Editor Pub Date Price
McDonaldization , Third Edition Review Copy Available
The Reader
George Ritzer 11-17-2009 $67.00
The McDonaldization of Society , Seventh Edition Review Copy Available
20th Anniversary Edition
George Ritzer 04-18-2012 $48.00
Enchanting a Disenchanted World , Third Edition Review Copy Available
Continuity and Change in the Cathedrals of Consumption
George Ritzer 12-09-2009 $61.00
Introduction to Sociology: Canadian Version Review Copy Available
George Ritzer 08-15-2013 $87.00
Introduction to Sociology: Canadian Version Electronic Version
George Ritzer 08-09-2013 $63.00
The Globalization of Nothing 2 Review Copy Available
George Ritzer 01-18-2007 $60.00
Explorations in the Sociology of Consumption Review Copy Available
Fast Food, Credit Cards and Casinos
George Ritzer 06-04-2001 $64.00
Encyclopedia of Social Theory
George Ritzer 08-19-2004 $500.00
Explorations in Social Theory Review Copy Available
From Metatheorizing to Rationalization
George Ritzer 04-09-2001 $58.00
Expressing America Review Copy Available
A Critique of the Global Credit Card Society
George Ritzer 02-09-1995 $77.00
Essentials of Sociology Interactive eBook
George Ritzer 01-22-2014 $55.00
BUNDLE: Ritzer: Introduction to Sociology, 2e + Ritzer: Introduction to Sociology, 2e Interactive eBook
George Ritzer 01-30-2014 $90.00
BUNDLE: Ritzer: Introduction to Sociology, Canadian Version + Ritzer: The McDonaldization of Society, 7e
George Ritzer 08-20-2013 $92.00
Introduction to Sociology Interactive eBook , Second Edition
George Ritzer 01-21-2014 $72.00
Handbook of Social Problems Review Copy Available
A Comparative International Perspective
George Ritzer 11-13-2003 $175.00
The McDonaldization of Society , Eighth Edition Review Copy Available
George Ritzer 11-18-2014 $48.00
Introduction to Sociology , Second Edition Review Copy Available
George Ritzer 01-24-2014 $90.00
The McDonaldization Thesis
Explorations and Extensions
George Ritzer 12-24-1997 $60.00
Handbook of Social Theory Review Copy Available
George Ritzer 03-20-2001 $83.00
Essentials of Sociology Review Copy Available
George Ritzer 01-15-2014 $69.00
JOURNALS: 2 Products
 
  Title ISSN Frequency Prices
American Behavioral Scientist
0002-7642 14 Times/Year Individual: $261.00 Institutional: $2,556.00
Journal of Consumer Culture
1469-5405 3 Times/Year Institutional: $809.00 Individual: $93.00