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    The conflict theory is often labeled as a "liberal" and even a "radical" perspective? Why?

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    Conflict Theory: A Radical/Liberal Perspective?

    Conflict Theory has its roots in the ideas of Marx and Engels as a social theory that examines class conflict. According to Marx, it is the distribution of power that makes living in society unequal. What Conflict Theory does best is to examine the ability of an individual or a group in influencing or controlling others and with this influence/affect the social outcome, and ultimately, the social order, for their own ends. Conflict theory sees the social world as a world of constant competition over and between social ...

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    Conflict theory is explained concisely and comprehensively as a social and critical theory in an APA-format essay to show why it is seen as a radical/liberal perspective. References are provided, a word-format of the solution is attached for easy printing.