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Conflict In Action: Dynamics and Functions

Conflict In Action: Dynamics and Functions

Author: Craig Coletta

At the end of this tutorial, the learner will understand how to analyze and map the dynamics and functions of a conflict

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Terms to Know

Movement of a conflict from a less intense or harmful stage to a more intense or harmful one.

Hardening of Positions

In long term conflicts, when parties strengthen the belief that their position is the only way to acceptably resolve the conflict.

Polarization of Attitudes

In conflict, when parties’ attitudes towards each other move to more negative extremes.


A situation where conflict has reached a state of impasse; neither party is able or willing to take further action to advance its interests.