social control

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
group action - action taken by a group of people
auto limitation - social control achieved as a manifestation of self-will or general consent
sanction - a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
population control - control over the growth of population; a government program
governing, government activity, government, governance, administration - the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
enforcement - the act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to
domination - social control by dominating
acculturation, enculturation, socialisation, socialization - the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"
duty, obligation, responsibility - the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
military control, occupation - the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
management, direction - the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
privation, deprivation - act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"
appeasement, calming - the act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)
communisation, communization, nationalisation, nationalization - changing something from private to state ownership or control
denationalisation, denationalization, privatisation, privatization - changing something from state to private ownership or control
detribalisation, detribalization - the act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs and adopt urban ways of living
discrimination, favoritism, favouritism - unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
patronage - (politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support
militarisation, militarization, mobilization, mobilisation - act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
demobilisation, demobilization - act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops; "demobilization of factories"; "immediate demobilization of the reserves"
normalisation, normalization, standardisation, standardization - the imposition of standards or regulations; "a committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization"
penalisation, penalization, penalty, punishment - the act of punishing
corrections - the social control of offenders through a system of imprisonment and rehabilitation and probation and parole
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He said that Pakistan TehreekeInsaf (PTI) chairman, Imran Khan did not break even a traffic signal in Britain but in his country of Pakistan, he gave call for civil obedience.
Imran Khan provoked the people for civil obedience and Qadri incited his followers for terrorism," he said.
Political parties, commentriat, analysts and panelists have criticized Imran Khan for his call for civil disobedience on the grounds that civil obedience is launched against the occupiers.
The Khomeinist regime could not execute Mousavi, Karrubi and Rahnavard for holding and expressing a political opinion, especially since the three never called on the people to challenge Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's victory, for example by refusing to pay taxes or by organizing civil obedience.
Meanwhile, Essam Al-Erian, deputy head of the Freedom and Justice Party stated on his Facebook page that civil obedience will not take place, "as the delusional imagine.