unit of production

(noun) The individual and group responsible for making something.

Example: Basket weavers within a society are the unit of production for producing baskets.

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  • Plural: unit of productions

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How to Cite the Definition of Unit of Production

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “unit of production.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 16, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/unit-of-production/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “unit of production.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 16, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/unit-of-production/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“unit of production.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/unit-of-production/>.