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Conflict theory argues that social behavior can best be understood in terms of the tension and conflict that arises between individuals and groups in pursuit of their individual ideologies and agendas (Vago, 2003). Many times these conflicts revolve around scarce commodities, and the pursuit is change rather than order, and social change is the process … More Mankind is Made for Conflict
At the heart of the Cold War sat core philosophies that were seemingly reconcilable, and though the headlines and bluster focused on the weapons, politics, and posturing of the United States and the Soviet Union, it really boiled down to the differences between capitalism and Marxism. At the heart of Marxism lies a central belief … More Capitalism or Marxism?
The Industrial Age shifted the world in so many ways and created a new social era for mankind. From a Progress Theory perspective, the assumption is that the Industrial Age moved mankind into a better existence (Bishop & Hines, 2012). However, it is possible for a strong argument to be made that the leadership style … More A Leadership Theory for the Social Order of Today