1. any abstract examination of the prompts and effects of interpersonal discord. 2. more narrowly, a sociological way that emphasizes the inevitable arise of discord in any scenario wherein reserves are unfairly dispersed over interacting participants.
What is CONFLICT THEORY?
CONFLICT THEORY: "Conflict theory can be used often to decipher marital discord."
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