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The Conversation UK
April 27, 2018
... the relationship between children's fears and their experiences of bullying and victimisation. She currently teaches and researches in the areas of Youth Justice and Offender Management, School Behavioural Management, Restorative Approaches with Young People and Youth Social Control.
The Epoch Times
April 27, 2018
Entire peoples are being subjugated and repressed—including the Chinese race itself—and this is leading to massive corruption right across the social control structure. This corruption is becoming so bad, and the magnets so hard to keep together, that it is completely exhausting the CCP. To alleviate thisÃâÃÂ ...
April 27, 2018
The entire society of Gilead seems to be built around propaganda and social control. Like so much science fiction, it's meant to explore the possible end results of present developments, and to serve as a cautionary tale. But what does this harrowing, oppressive drama really bring us? In the show, men areÃâÃÂ ...
The News International (blog)
April 26, 2018
He said that dislocations in Fata had dismantled the old forms of social control and the space was there to allow new forms of social control to emerge. Citing the reasons for terrorism in Fata, former chief secretary, and former ambassador to Afghanistan, Rustam Shah Mohmand, said the backwardness andÃâÃÂ ...
April 25, 2018
She previously worked as a solo and as an associate with Ilissa Brownstein & Associates, handling felony and misdemeanor criminal defense, New York state freedom of information litigation and parole matters. Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing isÃâÃÂ ...
Business 2 Community
April 10, 2018
In 2014, China issued a national reputation system that requires monitoring the behavior of its population. By using both government and personal data, citizens in the mainland are assigned a score that rates their credibility in commercial, social, judicial, and government affairs. The Party offers anÃâÃÂ ...
April 9, 2018
Benjamin Pineros says China is trialling a nationwide credit system that will give every citizen a 'social score' depending on their behaviour, with penalities for a low score. By Benjamin Pineros*. Photo: Ennio Dybeli. Chinese authorities are expanding the use of an unprecedented technological strategy thatÃâÃÂ ...
The Kingston Whig-Standard
April 5, 2018
But the big questions for Mill (and for our modern society, as well) is where to place limits on the individual's rights and "how to make the fitting adjustment between individual independence and social control." For Mill, questions of restricting the rights of the individual -- be it by the state through the means ofÃâÃÂ ...
The American Conservative
March 28, 2018
Technological innovation “allows governments to use lower-cost methods of social control with a greater reach.” The federal government spends billions annually on research and development, which buys a variety of different capabilities. These technologies, many originally intended for foreignÃâÃÂ ...
March 19, 2018
China is set to expand the use of its social credit system by banning those with poor scores from taking trains and planes. The bans will only last for about a year each, but is a clear indication for the kind of social control the government seeks to impose on its citizens. According to the announcement, thoseÃâÃÂ ...
March 18, 2018
Dick's versions of surveillance are the reality of social control today.” Unlike their DFA debut, New Path standouts “Substance M” and “Les Agents des Stups” have a racing intensity, with scattered 909 drums and more sinister modular synths, while tracks like “Les Aphides”and “New Path” provide someÃâÃÂ ...
March 17, 2018
Not sure how Bown could have overlooked the most right-wing video games of all: Tetris insidiously rewards players for “fitting in,” Sim City teaches social control, and Pac-Man, Doom, and BioShock all commit the ultimate P.C. sin: “othering.” Maybe Bown would feel better if he carried around a little plasticÃâÃÂ ...
Nikkei Asian Review
March 15, 2018
Afterward, the Nationalist Party, or Kuomintang, from China took over, imposing strict social controls and a long period of martial law through 1987. With the democratization that came under Nationalist President Lee Teng-hui in the 1990s, people began searching for their own identities. FortunetellingÃâÃÂ ...
The Strategist (blog)
March 15, 2018
Instead, the CCP has sought to reshape and harness the internet as a tool to enhance its social control, while still allowing a vibrant digital economy to thrive within certain parameters. Xi Jinping articulated the objective for China to become a 'cyber superpower' (网络强国), to be not only the world's largestÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
The problems in the United States' criminal justice system go all the way back to slavery, according to Dominique DuBois Gilliard, who directs racial reconciliation work for the Evangelical Covenant Church. Both slavery and incarceration are means of racial and social control, said Gilliard, who sees theseÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
Qian's major accomplishment wasn't nukes, though: it was popularizing "systems thinking" among Chinese elites, and with it, the belief that technocrats could find the best course of action, and then engineer public support for it using pervasive systems of social control. This approach has its roots in theÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
Samantha Hoffman, a consultant with the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, says the program is tied to long-standing efforts to build a digital surveillance infrastructure and is "specifically there for social control reasons". The smart cities initiative builds on 1990s systems engineeringÃâÃÂ ...
March 13, 2018
Back at home in Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman can count on a loyal media, strict social controls and arrests to ensure his controversial rule goes ... MBS has been praised for his efforts to shake up Saudi Arabia by removing the most onerous of its Islam-inspired social controls. WomenÃâÃÂ ...
March 3, 2018
Orwell believed that we would be destroyed by the things we fear – surveillance and thought-control; Huxley thought that our undoing would be the things that delight us – that our rulers would twig that entertainment is more efficient than coercion as a means of social control. Then we invented the internet,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
A NEW kind of vehicle is taking to the roads, and people are not sure what to make of it. Is it safe? How will it get along with other road users? Will it really shake up the way we travel? These questions are being asked today about autonomous vehicles (AVs). Exactly the same questions were posed whenÃâÃÂ ...
February 27, 2018
In 2016, the Jena group reported that Pulotu data support the so-called social control theory, according to which human sacrifice stabilized societies as they became more stratified, by legitimating class distinctions and political authority. It is probably no coincidence, Watts says, that the victims were oftenÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
Greenfield writes about China's "Citizen Scores", a rapidly growing system of social control that marries your credit report, internet usage, location data, snitching by your peers, and other factors (like your perceived "sincerity") to determine whether you can borrow money, use high-speed transport, get a job,ÃâÃÂ ...
South China Morning Post
February 15, 2018
With most of China getting into the swing of the Lunar New Year holiday, two crime suspects in the southern city of Guangzhou could have been forgiven for thinking the local police force was taking a break too. Unfortunately for them, the city's network of surveillance cameras equipped with facialÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
China is not only reviving Mao-era social controls, but augmenting them through cutting-edge technology. ... and become manifest through not only the reassertion of the institutions and instruments of social control of the Maoist era but their augmentation via 21st century technological innovations.
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