In other words, blackmail fits into the category of peaceable, noncoercive
voluntary exchange, just like most other transactions.
It is thus entirely plausible that new legislation imposing a milder penalty--say 10 percent to 15 percent of federal funding--could be classified as noncoercive
Soft power is the concept that Harvard University professor Joseph Nye developed to describe the noncoercive
ability to shape the preferences of others through the attractiveness of culture, political values, and foreign policies.
That undermines his argument that nudging is a noncoercive
tool of government and gives ammunition to his opponents who fear the "sinister" application of nudging.
According to Reveron: "Presidents of all political persuasions continue to use the military as a preferred tool of national power in noncoercive
There are many feasible, educationally advantageous, and potentially popular remedies that are noncoercive
and could improve conditions.
That said, both noncoercive
and coercive incentive strategies exist and have been deployed by third parties in a variety of conflict situations.
Private governance replaces threats of coercion with numerous noncoercive
mechanisms that expand the scope of trade, and it should be seen as one of the most successful peace projects in the history of the world.
Bordin (1994) described the alliance between the client and the counselor as a process based on mutuality and respect, emphasizing the use of noncoercive
approaches to change.
Government wields fearsome coercive power to control and restrict, as well as the noncoercive
power of tremendous size and hence tremendous influence and dependency.
It is only human to release a mother so she can raise her child in a noncoercive
environment," Palabay said.
Yashar Saghai focuses on the final part of my commentary, where I argue that, precisely for being noncoercive
, nudges occasionally cause deep shame.