CONFLICT THEORY

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.

CONFLICT THEORY: "Conflict theory can be used often to decipher marital discord."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "CONFLICT THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/conflict-theory/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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