REALISTIC GROUP-CONFLICT THEORY By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 A concept based on the assumption that group conflicts such as rivalries and war-like actions will occur whenever groups are forced to compete for a finite and inadequate amount of resources. REALISTIC GROUP-CONFLICT THEORY: "Realistic group-conflict theory explains why humans will fight for resources." Related Psychology Terms SELF-REGULATORY RESOURCES THEORY LEADER-MEMBER EXCHANGE THEORY (LMX THEORY! ROBBERS' CAVE EXPERIMENT GROUP FALLACY PROCESS LOSS TURING MACHINE GROUP BEHAVIOR ACTION US-VERSUS-THEM EFFECT AUTOSTEREOTYPING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REALISTIC GROUP-CONFLICT THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/realistic-group-conflict-theory/ (accessed August 8, 2020).