forces of production

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refers to the combination of the means of labor (tools, machinery, land, infrastructure, and so on) with human labour power.

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Quite concomitant to a broad concept of simply 'technology', but:

Looking closely at the forces of production is not quite the same thing as the study of technology. The difference is that the former asks questions about agency, and in particular class agency.

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