Division of labor
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- the set of rules found in all societies dictating how the day to day tasks are assigned to the various members of a society.
- The delegation and assignment of certain specified tasks, jobs, or work (or parts of them) to be completed by certain specified individuals, groups, categories, and classes of people. Sex, age, education type and level, and the occupation area of one's family are the most traditional bases for differentiating occupational activities.