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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Inc.2) incorporates that of "Transparency and Social Control" with the purpose of promoting and encouraging through the citizenry the control of public sector entities and organizations and natural or legal persons from the private sector that provide services or develop activities of public interest, thus protecting the exercise and enforcement of rights and prevent and combat corruption.
For example, the First Organic Health Law was enacted in 1990; however, the National Basic Sanitation Law (LNSB), which establishes the principles mentioned above, including the issue of participation through social control, was only enacted in 2007.
Criminal Justice System: Ethnicity, Ideology, and Social Control
The social control unit of the market management department of the Dubai Municipality seized 294 tonnes of spoiled foodstuffs and arrested 2,266 peddlers and 449 beggars, according to a senior official.
Recent researchers have suggested that health-related social control is an important mechanism for how family relationships influence patients' health behaviors and disease management (see, e.g., Khan, Stephens, Franks, Rook, & Salem, 2013; Stephens et al., 2013).
Social control in this context can be considered an institutional achievement that has not yet been fully accomplished in practice.
This includes the ability to provide social control and take patients' liberty away and forcefully treat them against their will within a legal framework that has been approved by society.
Foreign interventions serve as a testing ground for domestically constrained governments to experiment with new forms of state-produced social control over distant populations.
Chapters are presented on legal systems and theories of law, social research method, legal structures, social control, lawmaking as a form of social control, dispute resolution, social change and law, lawyers, private life and the law, crime and justice issues, and labor issues and the law.
A common form of social regulation of an individual's health behavior is social control. The contextual model of social control assumes that higher relationship quality goes along with more beneficial effects of social control on health behavior.