The act or process of coercing.
The application to another of either physical or moral force. When the force is physical, and cannot be resisted, then the act produced by it is a nullity, so far as concerns the party coerced. When the force is moral, then the act, though voidable, is imputable to the party doing it, unless he be so paralyzed by terror as to act convulsively. At the same time coercion is not negatived by the fact of submission under force. "Coactus volui" (I consented under compulsion) is the condition of mind which, when there is volition forced by coercion, annuls the result of such coercion.
To force someone to do something that they do not want to do.
Exercising force to obtain compliance. A favorite technique employed by debt collectors and attorneys representing creditors.
An unfair trade practice that is prohibited by most state insurance departments. It is when an agent, broker or other insurance professional applies physical, financial or mental pressure to persuade a second party to participate in an insurance transaction.
The application of intimidation or other forcible means to assure that certain choices are made. Nearly always employed by Abortionites to compel others to make the destructive choices sought by the Abortionites.
(Pronounced "co-er-shun") Using bribes, threats (real or implied), or force to get what you want or make someone do something they do not want to do. ("Joe used coercion by tricking Maria to touch him.")
an act that limits the range of options available to parties by threatening or inflicting a cost on another party for noncompliance.
The use of force to compel someone to do something.
the act of compelling by force of authority
using force to cause something; "though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game"; "they didn`t have to use coercion"
The use of physical force or threats to compel someone to commit an act against their will.
An affirmative defense similar to duress, where the defendant alleges that he or she was forced to commit an illegal act.
To compel by pressure, threat, or force.
Economic or other pressure exerted by an employer to prevent the free exercise by employees of their right to self-organization and collective bargaining; also, intimidation by a union or fellow workers to compel affiliation with the union.
Another act defined by most states as an "unfair trade practice." This one occurs when someone in the insurance business uses physical or mental force to persuade another to transact insurance.
Someone forces an act or choice upon another person
the use of constraint, compulsion, or force to obtain a statement
A defence that a crime was committed because the person accused was forced to do it.
The act or practice of coercing(to force to act or think in a certain way by use of pressure, threats, or intimidation; compel).
The use of threats or implied threats to compel a person to act against his or her will.
Using threats or force to make you do something you don't want to do, or prevent you from doing something you do want to do.
Coercion is the practice of compelling a person to act by employing threat of harm (usually physical force, sometimes other forms of harm). Often, it involves the use of actual force in order to make the threat credible, but it is the threat of (further) force which brings about cooperation of the person being coerced.
The behavioral strategy for coping with interpersonal conflict involving the exercise or threat of force to overwhelm the resistance put forth by the Other to impose a one-sided solution (Wrong Reflex #3). See also Power-plays. Keyword(s): Power-plays
compelling by force or threats
The act of inducing or pressuring an individual to consent to participate in research or to stay in research.
Coercion is the practice of compelling a person to involuntarily behave in a certain way (whether through action or inaction) by use of threats, intimidation or some other form of pressure or force. Coercion may typically involve the actual infliction of physical or psychological harm in order to enhance the credibility of a threat. The threat of further harm may then lead to the cooperation or obedience of the person being coerced.