determent: a communication that makes you afraid to try something
the act or process of discouraging actions or preventing occurrences by instilling fear or doubt or anxiety
(deterrent) hindrance: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
(deterrent) tending to deter; "the deterrent effects of high prices"
Deterrence is a 1999 French/American drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie, depicting fictional events about nuclear brinksmanship. ...
Deterrence is often contrasted with retributivism, which holds that punishment is a necessary consequence of a crime and should be calculated based on the gravity of the wrong done.
Deterrence is a theory from behavioral psychology about preventing or controlling actions or behavior through fear of punishment or retribution. This theory of criminology is shaping the criminal justice system of the United States and various other countries.
The act of deterring, or the state of being deterred; Action taken by states or alliances of nations against equally powerful alliances to prevent hostile action; The art of producing in one's enemy the fear to attack
(deterrent) Something that deters; Serving to deter, preventing something from happening
(Deterrent) As a legal term, a “deterrent” refers to something that discourages a person, group, or nation from committing a crime. ...
(Deterrent) Anything that discourages a break-in, such as having an alarm system installed in such a way that it is easy to see. Stickers and lawn signs on the outside of the premises are also a very effective deterrent.
(Deterrent) Substance used to prevent a cat from accessing a particular area
(deterrent) a surface treatment for a solid propellant, which reduces initial burning rate essentially a synonym for "inhibitor"
The idea that the purpose of punishment is to persuade others not to commit moral or legal crimes.
As used in criminal justice, refers to crime prevention achieved through the fear of punishment. See: GENERAL DETERRENCE / SPECIFIC DETERRENCE / .
The prevention of certain actions by the induction of fear for threatening negative consequences.
A concept that came out of the arms race of the 1940s and '50s that nuclear weapons should serve the purpose to prevent their use. Nuclear deterrence is the threat to retaliate with nuclear weapons.
creating perception about the difficulty and/or likely unfavorable consequences of taking some act; negative motivation [misc] (see also accountability, fear, uncertainty, or doubt)
A strategy of punishment associated with the Classical School. Deterrence can either be specific, punishing an individual so that she won't commit a crime again, or general, punishing an individual to set an example to society, so that others will not commit the same crime. ...
Conditional commitment to retaliate or to exact retribution if another party fails to behave in a desired, compliant manner. Deterrence concentrates exclusively on negative sanctions or threats.
Active or passive wildlife management for the purpose of minimizing animal activity on airport property.
discouraging other people from committing wrongs and injuries for fear of the consequences
The credible threat of punishment might lead people to make different choices; well-designed threats might lead people to make choices which maximise welfare.
Why now? Why us? Original definitions do not necessarily emphasize on rehabilitation but rather on the spectacle of punishment. Various theories underlyning deterrence, have been influenced by Christian-Judeo concepts of justice such as the idea of an eye for an eye. ...