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Descriptor English: Social Control, Formal
Descriptor Spanish: Control Social Formal
Descriptor Portuguese: Controle Social Formal
Descriptor French: Contrôle social formel
Entry term(s): Control, Social
Controls, Social
Formal Social Control
Formal Social Controls
Regulation
Regulations
Social Control
Social Controls
Tree number(s): I01.880.604
N03.706
SP3.001.005.010.010
SP4.127.433.854
SP9.030.010.010.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012926
Scope note: Control which is exerted by the more stable organizations of society, such as established institutions and the law. They are ordinarily embodied in definite codes, usually written.
Annotation: entry term REGULATION: not for regulation in biological processes
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
MT methods
Previous Indexing: Legislation (1966-1967)
specific control (1966-1967)
specific subject controlled (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
Related: Health Conferences DeCS
Public Policy MeSH
DeCS ID: 13308
Unique ID: D012926
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Social Control, Formal - Preferred
Concept UI M0020017
Scope note Control which is exerted by the more stable organizations of society, such as established institutions and the law. They are ordinarily embodied in definite codes, usually written.
Preferred term Social Control, Formal
Entry term(s) Formal Social Control
Formal Social Controls
Social Control - Broader
Concept UI M0020016
Preferred term Social Control
Entry term(s) Control, Social
Controls, Social
Social Controls
Regulation - Narrower
Concept UI M0389464
Scope note Exercise of the authority to restrict or supervise a practice or the conduct of a facility or organization. (AN: not to be used for gene regulation or any biological practices)
Preferred term Regulation
Entry term(s) Regulations



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