Commoditization

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Commoditization

Movement toward perfect competition; the process by which a good or service thought to be unique or superior becomes like other, similar goods and services in the eyes of the market. Commoditization is the movement toward undifferentiated competition between two or more companies offering the same good or service. This leads to lower prices.
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293, 301-06, 308-09, 311-12, 325-29, 330, 332-33, 338 (1991) (noting circumstances in which commodification does not account for human reactions).
First, even though commodification may shrink professions, the fact that only professionals can train new professional workers means that expertise in people has to survive at some minimal level.
The issue of commodification is complex, and much has been written on it in relation to body parts of all kinds, particularly regarding markets for transplantation and sexual services.
The challenge for many states in Africa is how to protect the rights of the masses and promote social justice and land equity in the face of commodification and the growth of regimes based around private property and market forces.
Lyon and Wells meet their goal to approach all aspects of tourism in an anthropological way to understand the "process associated with the commodification of culture and the self, the quest for 'authentic' experiences, and the invention of tradition" (p.
The initiative, titled, "Not by Commodification Your Product Sells," launched Thursday by the advocacy organization Fe-Male, with support from IndyAct, is a one-month online campaign created to reveal gender discrimination propagated by media and advertisers to sell more products, a process that the group said promotes gender violence by sexually objectifying women.
He is notable, rather, for his insight into the abstraction, hollowness, and deadness that commodification introduces into human relations.
This presentation is anchored majorly on the commodification hypothesis within the popular or mass culture theories and fashionalism.
The commodification of the Mandela name is rampant and many are watching it with growing alarm," the Telegraph quoted a source close to the family as saying.
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The reopening of the Mayfair Playboy Club is an insult to campaigners against sexual violence and will undoubtedly contribute to the sexual exploitation and commodification of women and our children.
remarkably well onto philosophical discussions of commodification as