(noun) The relationship between the owners of the means of production and laborers.
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- The means of production in conjunction with the relations to production is called the mode of production.
- Simply understood as the relationship between workers (proletariat) and owners (bourgeoisie).
- Heilbroner, Robert L. 1980. Marxism: For and Against. New York: Norton.
- Sowell, Thomas. 1985. Marxism: Philosophy and Economics. New York: Morrow.