Conflict Theory

Conflict Theory - location and daily life. Over time, the...

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Conflict Theory (Conflict Over Resources) 17:38 Macro Theory Born of Marxist Origin Society is driven by conflict between competing groups All social changes are the product of competition between groups.  Inequality  Gender Symbolic Interactionism     Micro-level Theory People act based on shared meanings which are in turn constructed by people. What is a desk. Post-Modernism     Celebration of disorder. Macro or Micro level theory Based on questioning the underlying concepts of life and deconstructing them to  their fundamental parts Social construction- the idea that certain social facts are in reality are constructed  by member of society even though people act as though they are real. Culture     Feeling Culture Culture is a set of beliefs, traditions, and practices that are used by a specific  group of people. Culture does not occur naturally. Societies construct it based around their 
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Unformatted text preview: location and daily life. Over time, the idea of culture becomes ingrained into people. Individuals continue culture. Cultural Expansion For many cultures, attempts at colonization represent the first exposure of differing cultures. Europeans colonizing America/Asia/Africa found completely different cultures than their own. Many colonizers confused differing cultures for ignorance and thought inhabitants to be simple minded and in some cases, lacked souls. Belgians in the Congo British in India Merchant Culture Often colonies became the primary consumers for their parent culture goods and culture. The culture assimilated together, creating a hybrid culture in many colonies The Philippines Canada 17:38 17:38...
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