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Social conflict

Social conflict is the struggle for agency or power in society. Social conflict occurs when two or more actors oppose each other in social interaction, each exerts social power with reciprocity in an effort to achieve incompatible goals whilst preventing the other from attaining their own. It is a social relationship wherein action is intentionally oriented to carry out the actors own will despite the resistance of others.

Adversarial process

An adversarial process is one that supports conflicting one-sided positions held by individuals, groups or entire societies, as inputs into the conflict resolution situation, typically with rewards for prevailing in the outcome. Often the form of the process assumes a game-like appearance.

Ecological distributive conflict

Distributive ecological conflict is a term introduced by Joan Martinez-Alier and Martin OConnor to characterise the conflictive dynamics generated in the exercise of power, when using natural resources, where different social actors enter into dispute over territory. The study of distributive ecological conflicts is a field of study for Ecological Economics and Political Ecology. In the modern world, due to the great stress in which the planet is submitted, many distributive ecological conflicts have been generated. The oil industry, coal, mining in general and agro-industry are focal poin ...

Internal conflict in Azawad

The Internal conflict in Azawad has been a two-year-long insurgency in Northern Mali between a pro-independence ultra Nationalist group, the MNLA and a coalition of Islamists terror groups. The conflict began when Northern Mali declared itself independent from the government creating the un-recognized state of Azawad. Both the Islamists and MNLA formed an alliance in combatting the Malian government. An internal conflict sprung up over the imposing of sharia law in the new state and the MNLA distancing itself from the coalition to a democratic state. Islamists gained popularity amongst ant ...

Prohibition of drugs

The prohibition of drugs through sumptuary legislation or religious law is a common means of attempting to prevent the recreational use of certain intoxicating substances. While some drugs are illegal to possess, many governments regulate the manufacture, distribution, marketing, sale and use of certain drugs, for instance through a prescription system. For example, amphetamines may be legal to possess if a doctor has prescribed them; otherwise, possession or sale of the drug is typically a criminal offence. Only certain drugs are banned with a "blanket prohibition" against all possession ...

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