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Meaning of SOCIAL CONTROL

Pronunciation:  'sowshul kun'trowl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
 
 See Also: acculturation, appeasement, auto limitation, calming, communisation, communization, demobilisation, demobilization, denationalisation, denationalization, deprivation, detribalisation, detribalization, direction, discrimination, domination, duty, enculturation, enforcement, favoritism, favouritism, governance, governing, government, government activity, group action, management, militarisation, militarization, military control, mobilisation, mobilization, nationalisation, nationalization, normalisation, normalization, obligation, occupation, patronage, penalisation, penalization, penalty, population control, privation, punishment, responsibility, sanction, socialisation, socialization, standardisation, standardization

 

 

Glossary
 
 Definition: a framework of rewards and sanctions that channel behavior.
 

 

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