social control


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n social control control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
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In literature:

The essential point is that his conception of the right of government to control social process had undergone a change.
"The Frontier in American History" by Frederick Jackson Turner
The economic structure of society largely controls and shapes all social institutions, and also religious and philosophical ideas.
"Socialism: Positive and Negative" by Robert Rives La Monte
It has controlled the social development of the islands.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
It is in the private ownership of social resources, and the private control of social opportunities, that the essence of tyranny lies.
"The Common Sense of Socialism" by John Spargo
One, by his mental power or social position, controls others.
"The Boat Club" by Oliver Optic
It is out of the question to take up the studies one by one and show that their meaning is similarly controlled by social considerations.
"Moral Principles in Education" by John Dewey
In his book on Social Control Professor Ross has pointed out that certain institutions are essentially conservative in their nature.
"Church Cooperation in Community Life" by Paul L. Vogt
Without perfect self-control you are constantly liable to do something amiss, and your other social qualifications will avail little.
"How To Behave: A Pocket Manual Of Republican Etiquette, And Guide To Correct Personal Habits" by Samuel R Wells
Under any alteration it would be exceedingly difficult to control the merging of the therapeutic into the social and economic reasons.
"Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Various Aspects of the Problem of Abortion in New Zealand" by David G. McMillan
But its power of control goes far beyond this mere physical ownership into the realms of social psychology.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
Machinery is thus naturally adapted to the satisfaction of the routine wants of life under social control.
"The Evolution of Modern Capitalism" by John Atkinson Hobson
Must there not be less emphasis given to individualism and more to social control?
"Rural Problems of Today" by Ernest R. Groves
The simplest type of social group in which we may observe "social control" is in a herd or a flock.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
The first early Socialisms were most various and eccentric upon the question of government and control.
"New Worlds For Old" by Herbert George Wells
These are the social aspects of birth control.
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society" by Upton Sinclair
All social needs were controlled by political considerations.
"Atlantic Classics, Second Series" by Henry C. Merwin
Tariffs, whether in the interest of capital or of labor, are a social control of the supply.
"Ethics" by John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts
The failure to marry, from whatever cause, is, in the social view of the question, volitional control.
"The Principles of Economics" by Frank A. Fetter
How are individuals socially controlled?
"Reconstruction in Philosophy" by John Dewey
It will not be otherwise with social control and adjustment.
"Human Nature and Conduct" by John Dewey

In poetry:

The decorously informative church
Guide to Sex suggested that any urge
could well be controlled by playing tennis:
and the game provided also "many
harmless opportunities for healthy
social intercourse between the sexes."
"Love-All" by Ben Jonson

In news:

Listening To Social Media Cues Doesn't Mean Ceding Control.
Recent events have given voice to social-conservative qualms over birth control use.
Social Status Plays Role in Brain's Control of Health.
Social media and process control merge using artificial intelligence .
Social Media Marketing and Damage Control for Web 2.0.
In the wake of Friday's deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn. Gun-control advocates have taken to social media to call for more stringent firearm restrictions.
Classical music and social control.
Psychologist Bob Gatchel helps clients control chronic pain by targeting biological, psychological and social factors.
Yahoo Inc said in a court filing Monday that Facebook has infringed 10 of its patents covering advertising, privacy controls and social networking.
When it comes to social networks and privacy controls, LinkedIn is one of the best.
An 8-year-old elementary school student who weighs more than 200 pounds has been taken from his family and placed into foster care after county social workers said his mother wasn't doing enough to control his weight.
Many large organizations, including PepsiCo's Gatorade brand, are opening mission control centers to monitor what customers are saying about them in real time on social media.
Create a mission control center with social media.
Facebook is trying to make its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an effort to turn the world's largest social network in to a more discreet place.
SAN FRANCISCO—Facebook is trying to make its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an effort to turn the world's largest social network in to a more discreet place.

In science:

The social implications of decentralised control, where information has total freedom to travel, could also make the systems both a powerful tool and a problem to the society that uses them.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
The social sites in this model, like in all cartels, are the biggest winners here: they maintain full control over the social content graph and effectively determine which content users will have access to.
SocialScope: Enabling Information Discovery on Social Content Sites
The core issue here is control over the content and social activities.
SocialScope: Enabling Information Discovery on Social Content Sites
There is evidence of a growing number of applications in decentralized control of networked agents, as well as social and other networks where the consensus is used as a mechanism for decentralized coordination of agent actions.
On Ergodicity, Infinite Flow and Consensus in Random Models
In , the property to be reproduced is the existence of communities like the ones observed in real social networks; this could be considered as a generalization of clustering control.
Generating Scale-free Networks with Adjustable Clustering Coefficient Via Random Walks
Social Sensing and Social Mining need to take into account ethical considerations through informed consent and privacy-respecting algorithms, and by enabling user control. For privacy and practicability reasons, the PNS will also try to refrain from storing excessive amounts of raw data.
In this context, the goal of FuturICT is to provide the tools enable policy makers to adapt the top-down social framework in an evidence-based manner and to empower citizens to understand and control their engagement in a rapidly evolving social structure.
Cohen (Eds.), Law, punishment, and social control: Essays in honor of Sheldon Messinger.
Caveats for using statistical significance tests in research assessments
The synthetic data set enables us to control the degree of tag ambiguity and individual user variation, and examine in detail how both learning algorithms respond to these key challenges of learning from social metadata.
Modeling Social Annotation: a Bayesian Approach
An important problem in computational social choice theory is the complexity of undesirable behavior among agents, such as control, manipulation, and bribery in election systems.
The Complexity of Manipulating $k$-Approval Elections
Although a song’s quality, as measured by its popularity in the control group, was positively related to its eventual popularity in the social condition group, the variance in popularity at a given quality was very high.
Using Stochastic Models to Describe and Predict Social Dynamics of Web Users
Heckathorn D D (1990) Collective sanctions and compliance norms: A formal theory of groupmediated social control.
Cooperation, Norms, and Revolutions: A Unified Game-Theoretical Approach
Amazingly, a network of users following the same (congestion control) mechanism, can be viewed as a smart and civilized community who maximizes their collective social welfare by maximizing their own utility reacting to given market prices3 , an aesthetically pleasing conclusion.
Exploring Network Economics
The assumption that a node considers entering the network only when it is pairwise stable may seem artificial in general social networks, but can be justified in networks where entry of nodes can be controlled by a network administrator.
Sufficient Conditions for Formation of a Network Topology by Self-interested Agents
Any malfunctioning of these operations can delay proper reactions in the control center, and lead to significant social and economical consequences such as the northeast US blackout of 2003.
On the Exact Solution to a Smart Grid Cyber-Security Analysis Problem