Conflict Theories


Conflict Theories


Kebede Lemu Bekelcha

Department of Social Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Bule Hora University


There are many conflict theories. Each of them has its own perspective that shapes the theme of its respective disciplinary approach. Despite their significant differences in treating conflicts, they may share common concerns, interests and focus on similar points that could attract their attentions. Theories of conflict are the explanations put forward to explain causes of conflict. The causes of conflict are numerous and complex, thus creating problem of analysis of specific conflict situations. The theories are advanced to simplify the causes by looking at them in categories.
Hence, this term paper entitled “Conflict theories” encompasses conflict theories like Structural Conflict Theory, Realist Theory, Biological Theory, Physiological Theory, Economic Theory, Psycho-Cultural Conflict Theory, Human Needs Theory, Relational Theory, Systemic Theory, Marxist Theory of conflict, International Capitalism Theory of conflict, Game Theory. All these above mentioned theories are elucidated accordingly with their basic ideas.


Keywords: Conflict Theories


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Kebede Lemu Bekelcha.Conflict Theories. Global Journal of Religions, 2019,1:4


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