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global commodity chain

Definition of 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.

Global Commodity Chain Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈɡloʊb(ə)l kəˈmɒdɪti tʃeɪn/
    • British English
      • /ˈɡləʊbl kəˈmɒdɪti tʃeɪn/
  • Syllabification: (glob·al com·mod·i·ty chain)

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Works Consulted

Brym, Robert J., and John Lie. 2007. Sociology: Your Compass for a New World. 3rd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Griffiths, Heather, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones. 2016. Introduction to Sociology 2e. Houston, TX: OpenStax.

Kimmel, Michael S., and Amy Aronson. 2012. Sociology Now. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wiktionary, The Free Dictionary. Wikimedia Foundation. (http://en.wiktionary.org).

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 August 26, 2019 (https://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 https://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 August 26, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/global-commodity-chain/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

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