coercion


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Synonyms for coercion

Synonyms for coercion

power used to overcome resistance

Synonyms for coercion

the act of compelling by force of authority

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using force to cause something to occur

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In their timely analysis of nuclear coercion theory, Sechser and Fuhrmann convincingly argue that in today's world nuclear states do not possess more coercive power than other non-nuclear states.
The charges are in five groups - coercion, extortion, attempt for personal conceal, coercion against a body of authority.
Coercion and Women Co-Offenders: A Gendered Pathway Into Crime
When these are regulated, we refer to them as formal coercion (hospitalization, involuntary treatment, reclusion, chemical and mechanical restraint) (Flores, 2003; Jaeger & Rossler, 2010; Molodynski, Rugkasa & Burns, 2010; Monahan et al., 2015).
Growing evidence shows that the experience of sexual coercion is fairly prevalent among young people and is associated with risky sexual behavior thereafter.
Right to self determination of people of Kashmir can not be suppressed through state coercion. Unjust allegations levelled against Pakistan are impediment on the way to peace in the region, he said this during a meeting with AJK Prime Minister (PM) Raja Farooq Haider here Tuesday.
Right to self determination of people of Kashmir can not be suppressed through state coercion. Unjust allegations levelled against Pakistan are impediment on the way to peace in the region', he said this during a meeting with AJK Prime Minister (PM) Raja Farooq Haider here Tuesday.
Put differently, Kant's practical philosophy lends itself to a type of liberalism that recognizes the importance of individual freedom and self-determination, but takes the promotion of these values to justify coercion within only a fairly narrow range of circumstances, both from state and nonstate entities.
Final 'Driver Coercion' rule takes effect this month.
Coercion. Coercion is the use of force or intimidation to get someone to comply with your wishes.
Rates of bullying tactics experienced by children with hearing loss exceeded the same experiences of peers for exclusion, coercion and teasing.
This is an interesting review of the use of air power as an instrument of coercion in Iraq, presented by a Canadian, who is an Assistant Professor at the Royal Military College of Canada.
(6) The vast majority of family planning has been provided through programs that adhere to principles of voluntarism, but instances and allegations of coercion over the last several decades have dogged international family planning, and have evoked strong reactions.
The coercion view of government is far too narrow; it is better to think of government in the context of the "contract" theory of the state, in which citizens make choices about institutional constraints and the formalities of policymaking from behind a "veil of ignorance," that is, not knowing how any given policy will affect them personally.