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Unformatted text preview: change remains invisible, or latent a. Manifest interests - Under certain conditions, latent interests can become manifest interests, increasing the potential for conflict between Authority and Subordinate groups b. Group interests: latent and manifest 4) Technical conditions - availability of leaders, recognition of common interests (i.e., charter) i. Political conditions - freedom and opportunity to organize ii. Communication among individuals sharing common interests 1) Lumpen proletariate - homeless, jobless, rootless group, very hard to organize a) Recruitment into interest groups is not random, i.e., the members have common interest 2) Social conditions iii. Necessary conditions for conflict groups to form a. Stages of group formation 5) Lecture 6B - Ralf Dahrendorf (1929- ) - Postwar conflict theory Wednesday, September 26, 2007 9:39 AM Class Notes Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course SOC 402 taught by Professor Jeremystraughn during the Fall '07 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Fall '07
- Conflict Theory