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VISIONS OF SOCIETY: B ureaucratization 42 * of Society The McDonaldization G EORGE R ITZER R itzer uses the success i ffast food chains as a metaphor for some general trends characterizing contemporary American society. We have become a nation driven by concerns for rationality, speed, and fjficiency that are so well illustrated by the McDonald's style i f operation. Food, packaging, and service are designed to move quickly and cheaply through these restaurants, giving customers
research among ethnic audiences Marketing to ethnic communities is fraught with problems of understanding the cultural contexts and value systems of others Within Britain, this is in many ways exacerbated by the prevalence of a multicultural society that spans generations Second-generation ethnic consumers live in the world of their parents and their community, but often work and socialise in a very different cultural and social context Inevitably these influences impact upon decision making
India’s century. The reforms proposed in this report are not derived from linear and incremental changes on past trends. Their implementation is not inevitable, and will require sustained thought and passion on the part of Parliament and civil society. It is the deeply held view of the Task Force that their implementation will reshape our destiny, and take India to a commanding position in the world economy. 14 Executive summary Chapter 2 The ﬁscal challenge 2.1 F ISCAL DETERIORATION
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organization of the bulk of economic activity through private enterprise operating in a free market—as a system of economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom." In the process, it defines the role that government should play in a free society. "Our principles offer," Capitalism and Freedom says, "no hard and fast line how far it is appropriate to use government to accomplish jointly what it is difficult or impossible for us to accomplish separately through strictly voluntary exchange.
THE B L A C K SWAN The I mpact of the HIGHLY IM PROBABLE Nassim Nicholas Taleb U.S.A. $26.95 Canada $34.95 is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpre dictable; it carries a massive impact; and, after the fact, we concoct an explanation that makes it appear less random, and more predictable, than it was. The astonishing success of Google was a black swan; so was 9 / 1 1 . For Nassim Nicholas Taleb, black swans underlie almost everything about our world
an b e considered a g ood measure o f 62 the exogenous component in news coverage. When we instrument coverage with this e xogenous determi-‐ nant, i ts e stimated i mpact o n o utcome d oes n ot c hange, s uggesting t his l ink m ight b e c ausal. Finally, we investigate the main mechanism through which the press had an effect.