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    Division of Labor Introduction: The phrase “division of labor” has many different definitions that can be used in different contexts. The Encyclopedia of Sociology helps explore the many different ways division of labor can be defined, and recognizes that all major sociologists considered this topic to be fundamental in understanding modern society, and how it has came to be. (Borgatta Montgomery and Rhonda 2000). Some of these classical sociological thinkers expressed their own ideas of division

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    Labor Division

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    economies encompasses hunter and gather, agricultural, and agrarian societies. The labors in this type of society are involved in primary sector production which is the removal of natural and raw resources from the environment. These resources are used with little or no processing. Most goods in hunter and gather societies are made by family members in small quantities in order to take care of their basic needs. Labor division is based on age and gender. As people in these societies become skilled at raising

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    done is money, and in order to get money these corporation use the strategic ideology of division of labor to get their products going. Division of labor is a practice that every corporation does with its workers. It narrows specialization of tasks within a production process so that each worker can become a specialist in doing one thing. Especially on an assembly line. In traditional industries, division of labor is a major motive force for economic-growth. With this practice products get finished

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    According to Karl Marx, “Division of Labour” in the modern society refers to a process where every worker did a job that he was good at in order to make profits for the organization. Different people are good at different jobs and they must only be given the task that they are good at so that the results that they produce are profitable. The working class (ruled class) had to sell their hard work and services to the ruling class as a result to get wages as their rewards. When the two classes; ruling

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    First, the division of labor creates a specialized knowledge on specific tasks. Workers become more engaged when they get to perform a task that they are very well skilled in which can increases production. Secondly, it reduces the time consumption spent switching from one task to another. Lastly, a task become easier to perform when there is repetition. Workers will eventually discover shortcuts to improved their time and productivity. Division of labor might seem like a theory

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    and capitalistic. (pg. 227) The world-economy is a physical region that has a division of labor. (pg. 227) The division of labor holds the structure of the world-economy. Wallerstein believes, “people are in a capitalist system only when the system gives priority to the endless accumulation of capital.” (pg.228) Additionally, a world-economy and a capitalist system go together. With the support of the division of labor acting as the political

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    Marx. For one, Polanyi’s language hints at his opposition to the division of labor. He describes the division of labor as “paralyzing” (p.109), thus suggesting it was not beneficial to society, the economy, etc. Marx also has a distaste for the division of labor, as he believes it to increase the alienation of workers from their commodities. On the other hand, in his works, Smith presents himself as in favor of the division of labor, discussing how it created more jobs and benefited the economy. In

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    If I were Smith, I think the theory of the division of labor can still apply to this “on-demand” economy. With the concept of the independent worker who controls the product he or she produces, it promotes the division of labor, as workers are assigned to specialize in different fields so that they might become experts in making something specific, and then having ample surplus to trade. For instance, Uber is just an app on smartphone to meet consumers’ needs without any control and intervention

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    Once married, sexual division of labor in X’s and her husband’s home were not actively decided upon. All human societies have some sexual division of labor, even in modern day. Traditionally, men were responsible for collecting food that involved higher risk to gather: animals and honey. Women, meanwhile, were responsible for the staple diet, collecting fruits and smaller animals closer to home base. Gathering is the primary human foraging adaptation, yet with the ability to collect and maintain

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    Division of labor of the home is regarded in many different ways. Willingly taking on their assigned roles, numerous families abide by these assignments, still; other marriages want more equality in this division of household chores. A lot of these tasks can be strenuous and demanding. The responsibilities that come with these daily routines can also be life threatening if not carefully performed. A few of the duties in the day-to-day trade of maintaining a household include things such as cooking

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