coercive force


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coercive force

n
(General Physics) a measure of the magnetization of a ferromagnetic material as expressed by the external magnetic field strength necessary to demagnetize it. Measured in amperes per metre. Compare coercivity
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It's not only the coercive force of the state in play but social media is also being used as a weapon to intimidate journalists.
Mitchell said the ongoing blockade has weakened the GCC and it no longer access what she described as "the coercive force to push countries in line with certain conservative preferences."
"Pulling the plug on the CPD experiment should give all of us time to ponder other means of improving professional competence without the coercive force of the CPD model," he added.
Scholars of media and communication investigate the role of media, ideology, and hegemony in constructing the consent of a substantial part of the population that, along with coercive force, is allowing the current rise of authoritarian regimes.
It cleverly and concisely captures something like "social capacity," or a society's ability to be guided by rules without direct coercive force. But I am not sure that it is suitable for the purpose used here, which, after all, is the identification of the actually existing socialist nations.
"This country does not deserve a president who willfully breaks our laws and encourages others to do the same, because his notion of power stops at coercive force," #Babae-Ako, the women's group, said.
The saturation magnetization, coercive force, and initial permeability of nanopowders fabricated with NZCF04 sol and gel were analyzed by VSM (Quantum Design, VersaLab VSM, [+ or -]3,000 Oe).
2a) was accompanied by a decrease of the coercive force (Fig.
Instead the party has resorted to unbridled coercive force against unarmed civilians and facilitated the NIA to implicate Hurriyat leadership in false and fictitious cases so that nobody dares to challenge their writ and object to their plans of genocide, it said.
Coercion is more central to the condition of competition below armed conflict, while armed conflict involves the highest intensity of coercive force. Since a rational actor will not engage in activities that reflect a higher level of coercive intensity than their interests dictate, the highest level activity is indicative of the current condition between two actors.
It does not have a coercive force to ensure that its own decisions are followed, especially by the legislature or by the sprawling executive, because its wisdom is supposed to be compelling enough to guarantee enforcement.
This certainly represents a, if not the, coercive force acting on any ship captain, commercial company, or fleet commander who is considering whether to hazard vessels through an opposed environment picketed by PLAN combatants.