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Theoretical perspective that focuses on how both change and order arise from struggles (coercion, physical force, competition) between individuals and social groups who wish to maximize their wealth and power.
So what makes societies tick? Do individuals and groups strive to make functional contributions in cooperative ways? Do we seek consensus ...