Social conflict I

Social Studies J.S.S 3 First Term


Social conflict I

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

      1. Explain the meaning of conflict.

      2. Outline the various types of conflict.


Meaning of conflict

Conflict is the breakdown of a harmonious relationship, arising from the clash of interest. It can also be defined as a misunderstanding or disagreement between two or more people. Conflict therefore could be seen as the absence of peace. Conflicts arise as people interact in their families, workplace, offices, social clubs, communities and countries. As a nation, Nigeria has witnessed a lot of conflicts. For instance, the war between 1967 and 1970 seriously threatened the existence of Nigeria as a nation. Other past conflicts in Nigeria include; students riots, inter-tribal wars, religious riot particularly in.... View More

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