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  1. Rethinking Globalization: Glocalization/Grobalization and Something/Nothing.George Ritzer - 2003 - Sociological Theory 21 (3):193-209.
    The concept of "grobalization" is proposed to complement the popular idea of "glocalization." In addition, a sociologically relevant concept of "nothing" is defined and juxtaposed with "something." Two continua are created- grobalization-glocalization and nothing-something-and their intersection creates four quadrants: the grobalization of nothing, glocalization of nothing, grobalization of something, and glocalization of something. Of greatest importance are the grobalization of nothing and the glocalization of something, as well as the conflict between them. The grobalization of nothing threatens to overwhelm the (...)
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    Handbook of Social Theory.Barry Smart & George Ritzer (eds.) - 2001 - Sage Publications.
    This book is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the roots, current debates and future development of social theory. It draws together a team of international scholars, and presents an authoritative and panoramic critical survey of the field. The first section, examines the classical tradition. Included here are critical discussions of Comte, Spencer, Marx, Durkheim, Weber, Simmel, Mead, Freud, Mannheim and classical feminist thought, demonstrating not only the critical significance of classical writings, but also their continuing relevance. The second (...)
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  3. Sociological Metatheory: A Defense of a Subfield by a Delineation of its Parameters.George Ritzer - 1988 - Sociological Theory 6 (2):187-200.
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    Introduction: Theorists, Theories and Theorizing.George Ritzer & B. Smart - 2001 - In Barry Smart & George Ritzer (eds.), Handbook of Social Theory. Sage Publications. pp. 1--9.
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    The Rise of Micro-Sociological Theory.George Ritzer - 1985 - Sociological Theory 3 (1):88-98.
  6. Management Ethics and Consumers.George Ritzer - 2006 - In Stewart Clegg & Carl Rhodes (eds.), Management Ethics: Contemporary Contexts. Routledge.
     
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    Of Levels and "Intellectual Amnesia".George Ritzer - 1989 - Sociological Theory 7 (2):226-229.
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  8. Structural Functionalism, Neofunctionalism, and Conflict Theory.George Ritzer & Douglas J. Goodman - forthcoming - Sociological Theory.
     
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  9. The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology.George Ritzer & J. Michael Ryan (eds.) - 2011 - Wiley.
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  10. Theories of Consumption.George Ritzer, Douglas Goodman & Wendy Wiedenhoft - 2001 - In Barry Smart & George Ritzer (eds.), Handbook of Social Theory. Sage Publications. pp. 410--27.
     
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  11. Varieties of Neo-Marxian Theory.George Ritzer - forthcoming - Sociological Theory.
     
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