allocation of resources

(noun) How ownership rights and asset use are determined.

Example: Typically in a group of hunters-and-gathers, resources are shared and everyone has the same rights of ownership in the group.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: allocations of resources
  • Also called resource allocation.
  • An (noun) allocator (noun) allovatively (verb) allocates (adjective) allocatable resources.

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How to Cite the Definition of Allocation of Resources

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “allocation of resources.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 22, 2018

(https://sociologydictionary.org/allocation-of-resources/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

allocation of resources. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/allocation-of-resources/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “allocation of resources.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 22, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/allocation-of-resources/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“allocation of resources.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. K