Automated diagnosis can streamline and expand the process, reaching more people in more places -- the kind of "McDonaldization
" espoused by Dr V.
As a result of the increasing addition of New Management approach to the sphere of social services (Steyaert and Gould, 1999; Langan, 2000; Jordan and Jordan, 2000), the professional practice and provision of welfare services relationships, have been affected by information and communication technologies (Humphries and Camilleri, 2002, Harlow, 2003, Webb, 2003, Garrett, 2005, Rafferty and Steyaert, 2007, Harris and White, 2009; Coleman, 2011; Lopez Pelaez y Diaz, 2015), in ways not without controversy (Sapey, 1997; Garret, 2005; Dustin, 2008; Ferguson, 2008; Harris and White, 2009), giving rise to new characterisations of social work such as 'Liquid Social Work' (Ferguson, 2008) or 'The McDonaldization
of Social Work' (Dustin, 2008).
The trend, already identified in 2000 as the McDonaldization
of libraries, seems only likely to continue.
Undermining of the right to counsel contributes to "assembly-line" justice (Schulhofer 1986), the "McDonaldization
" of criminal justice (Bohm 2006), and the "meet and plead" system (Green 2003, Justice Policy Institute 2011).
Mannion and Exworthy describe standardised processing of patients as McDonaldization
(a new take on the older concept of Taylorization).
Rossi takes readers through the evolution of scholarly thought on the city-capitalism relationship, touching briefly on everything from world systems theory, to the planetary urbanization thesis, to 'McDonaldization
' and 'Disneyfication'.
as a Social Problem: An Illustration.' In Kathryn A.
(1998), The McDonaldization
Thesis, Sage Publications, London.
of Society: An Investigation into the Changing Character of Contemporary Social Life.
, the term coined by sociologist George Ritzer to describe the process whereby society adopts the characteristics of consumer culture, has been especially damaging.
This study is an attempt to identify the underlying cultural obstacles causing the lack of licensing from the perspectives of collectivism and McDonaldization
. Hong Kong people are infused with collectivism, resulting in the need to incorporate collectivism in individualism-based counseling.