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incivility

noun acerbity, acrimony, boorishness, discourtesy, disrespect, ill-breeding, impoliteness, impropriety, inappropriateness, indecorum, indelicacy, inelegance, insult, misbehavior, provocation, rudeness of manner, slight, snub, tactlessness, unbecoming conduct, uncouthness, urbane, vulgarity
Associated concepts: professionalism
See also: contempt, disdain, disregard, disrespect
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First, it seeks to investigate how perceptions of police-precipitated incivilities influence confidence in the criminal justice process, and, secondly, to examine how levels of satisfaction with personal police contact affect attitudes toward the justice system and processes.
This discussion highlights varying conclusions regarding the impact of demographic factors on perceptions of the police, it is significant to note that little research has examined the interactive impact of demographics, neighborhood contacts and perceived incivilities on public perceptions and attitudes towards the criminal justice system, a focus of this study.
Attitudes toward the Criminal Justice System: The Incivilities Thesis
One chapter contains material not mentioned in full in the review that is the missing link in a humanities discipline obsessed with group discord but mindless of individual sentiments; it thus provides the most comprehensive discussion to date of the "anatomy" of human interaction and civilities/ incivilities.
Drawing on the author's own field work in a range of urban and rural locations, the book addresses themes of home and homelessness, of exclusion and marginality and of risk and urban incivilities.
While collegial incivilities and uncivil workplaces may be causing nurse educators to resign positions or leave academe altogether, there is little research to support this hypothesis.
Horizontal incivilities between and among colleagues, whether faculty or administrator colleagues, constituted the most commonly reported story line (n = 144), followed by top-down incivilities involving administrator-tormentors and faculty targets (n = 101).