From earliest times human societies, like those which proceeded them, have been subject to rule by the relatively strong. In contemporary legal terms there have been "those who have a right to rule, and others who have an obligation to obey." Feudal societies, then industrial societies, had structures that reflected these we-they relationships based on relative power.
change, conflict resolution, democracy, feudal societies, problem-solving
Burton, John W.
"Conflict Resolution: Towards Problem Solving,"
Peace and Conflict Studies: Vol. 4:
2, Article 2.
Available at: https://nsuworks.nova.edu/pcs/vol4/iss2/2