Causes, characteristics and resolution of conflict.

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Define Conflict
Disagreement between people or parties caused by the percieved or actual opposition of needs.
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Define Challange
A task or issue that is percieved as being provocative, threatening or an incitement to debate.
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Causes of Conflict
(1) Identity, (2) Ethnicity, (3) Culture, (4) Resources, (5) Ideology.
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(1) Identity
Set of characteristics that make you who you are such as ethnicity, language, religion and culture. Gives a sense of belonging to a group or geographical area.
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3 scales of identity
Nationalism (loyalty to a nation), Regionalism (loyalty to a region) and Localism (loyalty to a particular area of a region).
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(2) Ethnicity
Racial make-up, groups classed according to one or more common racial, national, tribal, religious, linguistic or cultural origins.
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(3) Culture
Customary beliefs, social norms and traits of a racial, religious or social group and the set of shared attitudes, values and practices.
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(4) Resources
Competition for territory, water, buildings, oil etc.
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(5) Ideology
Set of ideas or systematic body of concepts regarding how society should be.
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Patterns of Conflict
International (between countries), National (within a country), Regional (area of one country) and Local (small part of one region)
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Expressions of conflict
Non-violent (political activity, debate, boycotts, strikes, demonstrations) or violent (war, insurrection, terrorism).
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Conflict resolution
Negotiation, diplomacy and Mediation (more often on an International scale) Market and Planning processes (more often on a local scale).
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