global commodity chain

(noun) An internationally integrated process of economic links between corporations and workers whereby commodities are gathered, transformed into goods and services, and distributed to consumers across the world.

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  • Plural: global commodity chains

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How to Cite the Definition of Global Commodity Chain

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “global commodity chain.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 26, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/global-commodity-chain/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

global commodity chain. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/global-commodity-chain/

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “global commodity chain.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 26, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/global-commodity-chain/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“global commodity chain.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 26 Mar. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/global-commodity-chain/>.