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Realistic Conflict Theory

Realistic Conflict Theory

Author: Julie Tietz
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At the end of this tutorial, the learner will understand Realistic Conflict Theory as one way of modeling and describing conflict

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Terms to Know
Limited Resource

A physical or other resource existing in limited quantities that must be divided between users.

Realistic Conflict Theory

A theory of conflict that explains conflict as a result of competing goals and competition for limited resources.

Superordinate Goal

A mutual goal seen by two parties as more important to achieve jointly than meeting either of their individual goals.

Zero-Sum

An assumption that for one party to gain, the other must lose, yielding a net gain of zero.