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English noun: social control

1. social control (act) control exerted (actively or passively) by group action


Broader (hypernym)group action


Narrower (hyponym)acculturation, administration, appeasement, auto limitation, calming, communisation, communization, corrections, demobilisation, demobilization, denationalisation, denationalization, deprivation, detribalisation, detribalization, direction, discrimination, domination, duty, enculturation, enforcement, favoritism, favouritism, governance, governing, government, government activity, management, militarisation, militarization, military control, mobilisation, mobilization, nationalisation, nationalization, normalisation, normalization, obligation, occupation, patronage, penalisation, penalization, penalty, population control, privation, privatisation, privatization, punishment, responsibility, sanction, socialisation, socialization, standardisation, standardization









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