Realistic Conflict Theory

Seen in PSYCH101.

his theory of intergroup conflict. He is simply describing the fact that friction between groups in the real world can result from competition for resources.

Video demonstrating this:

  1. Conflict for limited resources can lead to prejudiced attitudes and discriminatory behavior
  2. Simple coexistence does not eliminate those prejudices
  3. Working towards something better (a superordinate goal) eliminates those