HyperDic: social_control

English > 1 sense of the expression social control:
NOUNactsocial controlcontrol exerted (actively or passively) by group action
English > social control: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningControl exerted (actively or passively) by group action.
Narrowerappeasement, calmingThe act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)
auto limitationsocial control achieved as a manifestation of self-will or general consent
correctionsThe social control of offenders through a system of imprisonment and rehabilitation and probation and parole
demobilization, demobilisationAct of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops
denationalization, denationalisation, privatization, privatisationchanging something from state to private ownership or control
detribalization, detribalisationThe act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs / customs and adopt urban ways / ways of living
discrimination, favoritism, favouritismunfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
dominationsocial control by dominating
duty, responsibility, obligationThe social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force
enforcementThe act of enforcing
government, governing, governance, government activity, administrationThe act of governing
management, directionThe act of managing something
mobilization, mobilisation, militarization, militarisationAct of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency / emergency
nationalization, nationalisation, communization, communisationchanging something from private to state ownership or control
occupation, military controlThe control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
patronage(politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support
population controlControl over the growth of population
privation, deprivationAct of depriving someone of food or money or rights
punishment, penalty, penalization, penalisationThe act of punishing
sanctionA mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
socialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturationThe adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
standardization, standardisation, normalization, normalisationThe imposition of standards or regulations
Broadergroup actionaction taken by a group of people
Spanishcontrol social
Catalancontrol social

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