commodification
noun see commodify

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • commodification — commodification, commoditization Within Marxist theory this refers to the production of commodities for exchange (via the market ) as opposed to direct use by the producer. It signals the conversion of use values into exchange values and heralds… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • commodification — 1968, from COMMODITY (Cf. commodity) + FICATION (Cf. fication). Originally in Marxist political theory, the assignment of a market value, often to something the user of the word feels would be better left without one …   Etymology dictionary

  • Commodification — Part of a series on Marxism …   Wikipedia

  • commodification — noun The assignment of a commercial value to something previously valueless. Subcultures tend to go through continual cycles of commodification and resistance to that commodifcation …   Wiktionary

  • commodification — commodify ► VERB (commodifies, commodified) ▪ turn into or treat as a mere commodity. DERIVATIVES commodification noun …   English terms dictionary

  • commodification — See commodifiable. * * * …   Universalium

  • commodification — n. act of turning something into a commodity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • commodification — com·mod·i·fi·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • commodification — /kəmɒdəfəˈkeɪʃən/ (say kuhmoduhfuh kayshuhn) noun the process by which something which is of great intrinsic worth but no commercial value is turned into a commodity which can be bought and sold, thus giving it commercial value …   Australian English dictionary

  • commodification — noun see commodify …   Useful english dictionary

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