Culture Conflict

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Regular conflicts in the society, occur due to cultural diversity. For instance, a particular Culture can influence the social organization of a community. Authority can in this case is the power that group members exert in decision making. That is individual resolutions made, relating to the group, normally affect the personal reactions when complex situations and circumstances confront the group. Charles Tilly had the idea that people have rational choices to make to defend their deeds (Tilly 2005: 24). With respect to his ideas, Culture creates, transforms and in many cases, ties and binds social boundaries in the society. Depending on the kind of bond made, culture variation can distinguish people into ethnic groups, races, religions.…show more content…
Interaction connects and unifies group members. In affirmation to Tilly, Janet Michello, noted that through social parameters e.g. gender, language, culture and ethnicity that a group operates and changes the individual's behavioral patterns in the society (Michello 2015: 28). The change is usually prominent in the political and economic social fields. Often, boundary change in most cases involve the construction and structural organizational processes, which stabilizes the existing boundaries and make them tolerate / welcome any kind of forces imposed to them ((Tilly 2005: 215), (Barth 1969:…show more content…
Any adjustment alters the original structure and construction of a society, hence, other different social boundaries emerge (Tilly 2005: 211). Usually, transformations occur in diverse ways e.g., politically, in certain circumstances, the authorities precisely impose orders that create, make and mark clear differences in the societal confinements. The reason for insisting on differences is the urge to achieve their desired interests. The distinction lines are drawn especially where people share a lot of similarity either in form of their original backgrounds or due to kinship ties. To them, dividing factors such as language and culture variation are introduced in their life styles. The differentiating traits thus separate the group members and break the strong bonds that might be
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