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accomplished by force

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serving or intended to coerce

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158) Given the anxiety and disorientation suspects feel as a result of that coerciveness, empirical research suggests they often do not really comprehend the information Miranda mandates that they be given.
And arguably most prominent among these features is the phenomenon of law's coerciveness.
Additionally due to their coerciveness, they may be more likely to produce the desired result because of their "demand" characteristics (Baer, 1982).
But perhaps by now we should have have got used to the peculiar combination of coerciveness and permissiveness which the bill enshrines.
8) Through a process of internal mirroring, the ideology of this particular form is opened up to critical inspection in ways that expose both the latent ambiguities and the coerciveness implicit in its discourse of native heroism.
They vary in their degree of coerciveness, directness, visibility, and automaticity (see Table 6).
Discussing the coerciveness of government Gottfried uses twentieth-century totalitarianism as his example, probably because he believes that this example will make it easier to persuade his readers to associate power with "physical force" and to think of power as one-directional, rulers being all-powerful, subjects being passive and listless.
However, important features of parenting, such as restrictiveness or psychological control, coerciveness, autonomy granting, and warmth, are not addressed.
15] Bowers attributed the centralization and coerciveness associations to the fact that Communist-bloc countries typically retained the death penalty.
At the same time, the ethnic group's coerciveness expresses its insecure position and the resulting recognition that "individuality can be detrimental to a group needing to cohere in order to survive in a [hostile] nation" (Hathaway 132).
The court's reinstatement of Cooper's Miranda claims was based largely on the intentional nature of the violations and the coerciveness of the interrogation that followed.
Wertheimer maintains that it is because there are these different tests, all of which can be used to characterize A's proposal as an offer or a threat, that intuitions about coerciveness of proposals often conflict.
The child experienced the mother's alternating unresponsiveness and coerciveness as either emotional abandonment or domination.
In this regard, she follows Byatt, who has had an ambivalent relationship to feminism as a movement in the sense that she has bridled against its narrow concentration on women's issues and its ideological coerciveness while still herself championing the cause of women's political freedom and equality.
norm rising to the level of coerciveness of a legal norm; (2) encouraged