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Field Theory of Conflict

  • By: Anne Maydan Nicotera
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Field theory of conflict is a social psychological theory of human behavior. Kurt Lewin formulated field theory to explicate the balance between nature and nurture in understanding human behavior. These ideas had enormous influence on the field of communication. Briefly, human ...

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