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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- Word origin of “unit” and “production” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- allocation of resources
- division of labor
- economic system
- market economy
- market exchange
- reciprocal exchange
- subsistence economy
- unit of production
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 January 23, 2019 (http://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 http://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 January 23, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/unit-of-production/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“unit of production.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 23 Jan. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/unit-of-production/>.