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In the book Fast Food Nation Eric Schlosser gives abundance on information about the Dark- side of an all American Meal Scholsser views the fast food industry from a Functionalist perspective and in some points and conflict perspective also I chose both because the functionalist had a lot to do with the way these Corporations should operate The employees dont feel like there being treated equal Schlosser gives details on how The Fast Food industry embodies the best and the worst of American capitalist of the 21st century I will analyze this discussion from a conflict perspective His view points are similar as sociologists Marx and Weber I happen to agree with him totally on his point of views I will be discussing Stratification in the work environment How Fast Food has changed is nation Health to high risk factors There were tremendous number issues to deal with the social inequality based on Ethnicity in this book McDonalds being the number one franchising business has a problem with giving there employers reasonable wages The income that there employees receive is very low These are the lower class working people who can barely make ends meet These jobs were basically designed for Teenagers who still live at home with parents low skilled workers The Fast food industry also targets the immigrants disabled and the handicapped They feel because of the type of environment and poor background they come from that they are willing to do any thing and take anything They receive few benefits from working these jobs The only thing they offer is free food in most restaurants These employees work very long hours every day Sometimes they barely make two hundred dollars Sometimes they dont even make the two hundred They learn few skills and a lot of them will float from job to job From a conflict point of view these major Fast Food corporations dont care about there employees self being in
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