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norm

noun average, general performance, habit, median, midpoint, model, mold, ordinary run, pattern, point of comparison, regular performance, rule, standard, typical performance
See also: code, criterion, cross section, example, guide, law, paradigm, pattern, rule, standard

norm

something that ought to happen. Associated primarily in modern times with KELSINIAN JURISPRUDENCE, the dictum ‘law is the primary norm that stipulates the sanction’ indicates what is meant by a norm. Kelsen's theory of concretization describes the process of tracing the norm, which makes an official apply the sanction to the ultimate justification for it, the grundnorm.
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While the preceding information makes it apparent that few, if any, normative constraints governing cyberwarfare currently exist, increased attention and discussion--among other things--have helped spurn various efforts to reach consensus on and codify emerging norms for cyberwarfare.
John Ikenberry), seek to conserve power through institutional solutions, for example norms, to make their "commanding power position more predictable and restrained"?
Condemnation, however, is a double-edged sword; a nation cannot take others to task for violating international norms and simultaneously seek to operate with impunity.
A future space norms regime could be fashioned similarly to other regimes that govern activities in shared spaces and allow for differences in the application of rules to government or military actors and private actors.
Issuing an unambiguous, clear statement that the norms shall not be diluted nor the timeline extended.
Bringing out an interim status report of the roll-out of the norms by all the TPPs.
The proliferation of work in this area has led to a variety of conceptual and operational definitions of norms and norm-related constructs.
Perhaps even more diverse than the operationalization of the concept of norms is the use of social referents in the measurement of norms.
Among the norms he addresses is the set for cyber war, but the study takes a long time getting there.
where any of these core features of fiduciary norms are inapposite.
We note that the first generation of norm scholars often assumed the internal coherence of norms to better examine their effects.
The answering respondents ( Volkswagen) have not made any statement to the effect that they have violated any Indian norms or regulations or that the vehicles manufactured by them are equipped with the alleged defeat device.