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Velvet cage

Posted by ESC on February 20, 2005

In Reply to: Velvet cage posted by tony on February 19, 2005

: "velvet cage" is a metaphor used by GEORGE RITZER in his book "The Ncdonaldization of America" (pine forge press, 2004) to describe the various degrees to which "Mcdonaldization" has permeated American society.
: he describes society as living within a velvet,rubber or iron cage.
: tony


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