(noun) According to Karl Marx (1818–1883), the struggle between the capitalist class (bourgeoisie) and the working class (proletariat).
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- Plural: class conflicts
- Also called class struggle.
- Word origin of “class” and “conflict” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “class conflict.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/class-conflict/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
class conflict. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/class-conflict/
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“class conflict.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/class-conflict/>.