Fast Food Nation Essay | Fast Food Industry

Eric Schlosser
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Fast Food Industry

Summary: In the book "Fast Food Nation," Eric Schlosser looks at the social constructs in the United States that have arisen due to the fast-food segment of our culture. The role of service industry workers and the sociological reasons for the rise of the fast-food industry are examined.
It is not a surprise that fast food has become a way of life in America. Every day about a quarter of the adult population n United States visits the fast food restaurant. Every month about 90 percent of children aged 3-9 visit McDonald's. According to Schlosser, Americans spent more than $110 billion a year on the fast food. In his book "Fast Food Nation" Eric Schlosser is not chiefly interested in the consumption of fast food, but his primary objective is to explore manufacturing starting with the unemployment. His book deals with United States politics and raises many social issues.

It has been estimated that one out of eight workers at some point of their career worked at McDonald's. Today there are approximately 3.5 million fast food workers and they constitute the largest group of the minimum wage earners in the country. According to Schlosser, "the only Americans who...

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