The Theory of Conflict
Social theories count enormous number, but few of them have survived the criticism periods and the ages of new formations. Conflict theory is probably one of those which have remained intact in spite of the fact that its perspectives are gradually becoming out of date. Nevertheless, conflict theory incited the creation of the whole communist world, initiated Cold War and some other international disagreements, so it was to great extent prophetic. The present paper is designed to discuss this renowned approach to social functioning in terms of academic insights, made by its developers.
As Collins (1974) writes, “the level of interpersonal interaction is all-inclusive; by the same token, it is ...