SOCIAL REPRESSION

Social repression is the act of controlling, subduing or suppressing people, groups and larger social aggregations by interpersonal means. Techniques include information control, eliminating reform movements and manipulating local leaders.

SOCIAL REPRESSION: "Social repression looks at controlling or suppressing groups or people."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL REPRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-repression/ (accessed September 7, 2020).
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