(noun) Any action taken by a wronged an individual or group to settle a dispute with another an individual or group outside of the legal system.
Example: A revenge killing.
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- Plural: self-redresses
- Also called:
- right a wrong
- take revenge
- A (noun) self-redresser or (noun) self-redressor takes action to right a (adjective) redressable or (adjective) redressible wrong.
- political system
How to Cite the Definition of Self-redress
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “self-redress.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 25, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/self-redress/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
self-redress. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/self-redress/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “self-redress.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 25, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/self-redress/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“self-redress.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 25 Mar. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/self-redress/>.