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Overt conflict, conflict of interest and intergroup conflict

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What is conflict? What are the main characteristics of intergroup conflict, relative deprivation and collective unrest?

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What conflicts are is determined. The main characteristics of intergroup conflicts are given.

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Defining Conflict

Overt conflict is 'physical or symbolic confrontation in which ones parties words or actions are opposed by another.

A 'Conflict of interest' is a situation which two parties goals cannot be simultaneously achieved.

There are many complexities of group conflict for example human conflict can be enormously destructive compared to that of animals (for example wars have caused mass destruction).

Intergroup conflict

Intergroup conflict arises as a result of a conflict of ...

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